The NBA Draft Lottery makes our job easier. After it’s announced, there are always new scenarios to write about.
Why wouldn’t there be? The order of the draft just doesn’t present possibilities for the draft itself. It also presents possibilities for trade scenarios.
When an aspiring contender lands a top pick, that’s always a situation to keep an eye on. Suddenly, this team has an asset – and they’re likely to trade it.
That’s the situation the Mavericks are in. They’ve got the 10th pick in the upcoming draft.
They tanked to get it, but next season, the Mavericks will be thinking about the NBA championship.
Here are three deals they could make using that pick to help them get there.