NBA Rumors: This Mavericks-Thunder trade features Kristaps Porzingis
The Dallas Mavericks had a real chance to take down the LA Clippers in the first-round of the 2021 NBA playoffs. Luka Doncic was putting together an incredible individual run along with his co-star Tim Hardaway Jr., which pushed the Clippers to a concerning Game 7.
It’s clear the Mavericks are the real deal long-term with Luka Doncic running the show. He’s continued to progress at such an alarmingly fast rate that it’s now vital for the Mavericks to get aggressive to surround him with the necessary pieces in order to be able to actually pull off a series win in the NBA playoffs against teams like the Clippers.
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The Mavericks need to add a secondary ball handler in order to lighten the load that Luka Doncic has to carry on the court throughout games. It would also help to have that type of a talent in order to stagger minutes so the team’s bench unit doesn’t look entirely lost without Doncic playing.
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