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

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7. Loser: Olivier-Maxence Prosper

The development of Dallas Mavericks rookie wing Olivier-Maxence Prosper hasn't gone as quickly as expected, especially since he was expected to play a heavy role right away, and this trade deadline didn't particularly help his case to become a part of Dallas' nightly rotation.

Dallas added P.J. Washington at the deadline, and he has taken on the role of being the Mavs' defensive stopper at the four spot. Prosper wasn't playing much before the deadline, to begin with, but any sliver of hope that could have been there for Prosper to be a consistent piece of the rotation may be crushed.

This doesn't mean that Prosper won't be used by Dallas at all, but the things that he provides are already provided by Washington. Prosper brings great energy and has been a phenomenal teammate to those around him, but his time to shine may have to wait even longer.

Dallas' two trade deadline moves look like they could help the Mavs contend for home-court advantage in the playoffs, and they don't have too much time to worry about Prosper getting his minutes. Prosper could benefit from continuing to spend time in the G League just like Jaden Hardy did last year, and maybe he'll be ready for a small role to be a defensive stopper and spark plug once the playoffs roll around.