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

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3. Jalen Bridges

Kyle Filipowski, similar to Jalen Bridges, is another player who excels off the ball. His athleticism allows him to perform various skills, as he can cut to the basket or catch and shoot off a screen.

His high energy allows him to perform in various areas of the court. Some things that stand out include his long-range shooting and high IQ. Last season, Bridges shot 41.2 percent from the 3-point line. This was a nine-point increase from the prior year.

He also averaged 12. points a game and 5.7 rebounds. In Baylor's second to last game of the regular season, Bridges poured in 32 points, knocking down 85.7 percent of his attempted 3-pointers.

Defensively, Bridges can do it all. He does a great job guarding multiple positions, including guards and forwards. His frame and size also allow him to guard power forwards, and be the main big man in small-ball lineups.

However, he struggles to handle the ball. Bridges cannot create his own shot off the dribble, and sometimes panics under pressure.

Either way, he has the ability to be an excellent 3-and-D player. Bridges would need time to develop, as he adjusts to the pace of the NBA.

He could be an Isaiah Stewart type player for Dallas and would be a solid fit on the Mavs.