Rumors: Mavericks in on Jerami Grant trade sweepstakes

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The Dallas Mavericks appear to be active and aggressive in the trade market as the Feb. 10 deadline approaches. They have won 11 of their last 13 games heading into Tuesday’s contest against the Golden State Warriors but could face a cap crunch in the offseason. Jalen Brunson and Dorian Finney-Smith are both unrestricted free agents, and Dallas may not have the funds to pay both Luka Doncic’s max extension kicking in.

The Mavs are rumored to be exploring the market for Doe-Doe. The 28-year-old continues to improve his game, and he is the Mavericks' best perimeter defender. Dallas will be searching for an immediate upgrade if they trade Finney-Smith, especially after their recent run.

Jerami Grant is the top target of many teams and could be the best player moved before trade deadline. The Pistons forward is a proven defender that is capable of scoring 20 points per game, spacing the floor, and handling the ball. Every contending team is interested, and it appears the Mavs have joined the sweepstakes. Here is a look at the latest rumor.

Rumors: Dallas Mavericks in on Jerami Grant sweepstakes

Bleacher Report’s Eric Pincus dropped his latest rumors on Jan. 24 where he noted the Mavericks were “one dark-horse team mentioned as being interested in Grant”. Pincus notes that Finney-Smith and Dwight Powell would be the main players heading back to Detroit in the proposed deal.

Will the Mavs have enough to win the Jerami Grant sweepstakes? There are a host of teams bidding for his services, so it will come down to what package the Pistons deem most intriguing. Grant is in the middle of his prime and capable of making an impact on both ends of the floor. His ability to handle the ball and play stout defense makes him the perfect fit for almost any roster.

Jerami Grant is the top target for multiple teams ahead of the Feb. 10 trade deadline. It appears the Dallas Mavericks have joined the sweepstakes for his services, but can they pull off a deal? Keep it locked to The Smoking Cuban for all the latest trade rumors and analysis.

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