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5 teams that will be chasing Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson in free agency

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Dallas Mavericks, Jalen Brunson
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Team that will pursue Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson in free agency: 2. Pistons

The Detroit Pistons were rumored to be interested in Brunson before the trade deadline, and they will have plenty of cap space to sign him in free agency. Can the Pistons convince him to come to Detroit to share the backcourt with 2021 number one overall pick Cade Cunningham?

Brunson will have plenty of options in free agency, and he will have to decide what to prioritize. Does he want to be the team’s lead ball-handler? Will he be willing to go to a rebuilding team for a larger offensive role? The 6’1 guard is not going to be the number one or two option on a contender, but he could land that role on a team that is building.

Does JB want to contend for a championship? Can the Mavs convince him to stay in Dallas as they build a title contender around Luka Doncic? There are so many factors to consider, but the Pistons are a serious threat to sign Brunson.

Detroit has their future star and will be looking to take a step forward this offseason. Jalen Brunson will be one of the best players available, so do not be surprised to see the Pistons offer more than market value to try to convince the 25-year-old to come to Detroit. Will it be enough to land JB? Stay tuned.