The Dallas Mavericks have looked like a team on the rise in recent seasons, in large part due to Luka Doncic’s historic start to his career.
While the Mavericks have made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons, they’ve been eliminated in the first round by the Los Angeles Clippers in both years.
Following the departure of Rick Carlisle as head coach, Dallas has replaced him with Jason Kidd this offseason.
Even though Kidd hasn’t had much success as a head coach, there are expectations for the Mavericks to make noise in the Western Conference this season.
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The good news for Dallas is that they were able to sign Doncic to a five-year, $207 million extension in the offseason, making him the franchise cornerstone through the 2025-26 season.
Ahead of the start of the regular season, here are the biggest questions the Dallas Mavericks must answer in the 2021-22 NBA season.