5 Winners, 5 losers from the Dallas Mavericks following trade deadline

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1. Loser: A.J. Lawson

Dallas Mavericks wing A.J. Lawson is someone who hasn't played much of a role for the Mavs this season, but he typically does make a positive impact when he is in the game.

Lawson brings defensive versatility, hustle, energy, and 3-point shooting, and he is only 23 years old. He is someone who could become a rotation player for Dallas down the line and he has great potential, but this move for P.J. Washington takes away the chance that he will play much for the Mavs.

This season for the Mavs, Lawson has played in 27 games and is averaging 3.8 points and 1.2 rebounds per game. He does well when he plays, and there have been some stretches when he was playing every night, but it doesn't look like that will be the case anymore.

He can possibly break the rotation again if the Mavs happen to suffer some injuries on the wing, but it looks like he'll be an end-of-the-bench guy for the rest of the season and into the playoffs. Lawson's development has been evident this season, and maybe the Mavs can consider sending him down to the G League to develop some more.

For all the latest news on A.J. Lawson and the Dallas Mavericks this season, stay tuned.