5 Trade targets for the Dallas Mavericks that make sense, 5 that don't

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2. Makes sense: Dorian Finney-Smith

Next up on the list is fan favorite Dorian Finney-Smith. The former Dallas Mavericks forward could be the missing piece for the team. There is no question the Mavs need help in rebounding and defense. Bringing back Finney Smith could be the solution.

For example, during the 2021-2022 season, he helped the team reach the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2011. He averaged 11 points per game, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.1 steals that season. He also shot 39.5 percent from the 3-point line. In the playoffs, he took his game to the next level. Against the Phoenix Suns, Finney-Smith shot above 45 percent from downtown and had multiple games of five rebounds or more.

Finney-Smith and the Mavs have an unforgettable history. He reportedly would like to come back and play for Dallas one day. Finney-Smith and Luka Doncic also formed a dynamic duo together. Their on-court chemistry worked well together, and Doncic considered him a great friend.

Even with the Brooklyn Nets, Finney-Smith continues to perform at an all-time high. It's clear a reunion might be in the interest for both sides.

So, what would it take to bring him back to Dallas? Is it possible Finney-Smith and the Mavericks could redo history once again?