With 31 games left in the 2022-23 season and less than two weeks before the NBA trade deadline, the Dallas Mavericks (26-25) have two options: sink or swim.
The Mavs, who are 3-8 in their last 11 games, won two very winable games at home this week against the Detroit Pistons on Monday and the struggling New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday, giving them a tough five. Heading for a match road trip. .
The Mavs currently occupy the 7th seed in the Western Conference standings. That puts him 2.5 games behind the No. 3-seeded Sacramento Kings, but just 2.5 games behind the No. 13 Los Angeles Lakers.
Luka Doncic suffered a sprained ankle on Thursday and is in question in Monday’s game against the Pistons at the American Airlines Center. How much does Dallas’ season depend on those next two games for him?Realistically, is there a needle-moving deal for the Mavs to go “all in” for a first-round pick? Does it make more sense for the team’s future to get a veteran player for ?
Our latest episode of the Mavs Step Back Podcast delves into all of these pressing topics, as well as the latest trade rumors involving the Mavs and the Utah Jazz. You can listen to the entire episode here:
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