Dallas Mavericks Trade Options
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic
Nikola Vucevic falls into the same category of Kyle Lowry. The risk does not outweigh the reward when it comes to this trade. Vucevic is a gifted scorer and passer for being a center but the Mavericks would have to give a lot to get him.
If the Mavericks wanted to pursue Nikola Vucevic they would definitely have to package Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr, and possibly three other draft picks. Dallas would be giving up two out of three starters to get one in return. Not to mention future draft picks that could bring in a future star.
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With Andre Drummond being out there in trade rumors and possibly keeping Porzingis in a trade for Drummond, it just does not make sense for the Mavericks to trade so much talent to get Vucevic. The only way this trade would benefit the Mavericks is if they could keep Kristaps Porzingis and add either another player or draft pick.
When looking at Nikola Vucevic he does not seem to fit the needs of the Mavericks in a big man. They already have a big man that can step back and hit threes and mid range jump shots in Kristaps Porzingis. Dallas needs a rim protector that can give them 20 points, 15-20 rebounds, and 5-6 blocks a night. This is why Andre Drummond is the better option for the Dallas Mavericks.
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