10 Win-now players the Mavericks should trade up for in NBA Draft

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7. Justin Webster

One player who already has a connection to the Dallas Mavericks is UNLV guard Justin Webster. The 6-foot-3 senior is originally from Dallas, Texas. He attended Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano for three years, as he helped his team win multiple 6A TAPPS boys basketball championships.

Recently, it was reported that he was worked out for the Mavs on Friday.

Assuming he continues making a name for himself, it's possible the team could trade up to draft Webster if he isn't available at 58. This isn't expected, as he is expected to go undrafted, but it's a possibility if his workouts are going well.

So who is Justin Webster?

For starters, Webster is an everyday guard who brings plenty of experience. He played five years of college ball, as he started at the University of Hawaii, before transferring to UNLV.

Webster averaged 7.5 points per game during his senior year. He also shot 39.5 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from the 3-point line. The year prior, he knocked down 46 percent of his long range attempts.

Last season, he played a key role in helping UNLV advance to the quarterfinals of the NIT. He averaged 12.7 points per game while shooting 41.2 percent from the 3-point line during the postseason.

His experience and improved shooting could be the ideal player the Mavs may need, and his high character could be a draw for Dallas. Webster would likely be a two-way player if Dallas decided to draft him or sign him after the draft, and he is a low-risk player who could contribute one day.