The Dallas Mavericks took the next step in 2020 by making the playoffs for the first time in four years. Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are the cornerstones of their franchise and the Mavericks are looking to add another star in a trade.
This is what the Mavericks did prior to the season when they made a big splash deal with the New York Knicks. Dallas acquired Porzingis to pair with Doncic and all of a sudden, the tide was turning in Dallas.
The Mavericks have a strong, young duo to move forward with. If healthy, Doncic and Porzingis will be good together for a long time.
With the playoffs finally over, teams have are officially in the offseason and are thinking of ways to improve their teams. With the NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference, the Mavericks know that they will need to improve.
Mark Cuban is someone who likes to make big moves and is not the least bit hesitant. There will be limited options in free agency when considering this year featuring a weak class of talent and a restrictive salary cap landscape, so it would need to come via trade.
This offseason, here are five trade targets that the Dallas Mavericks could look to pursue to pair with Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis