LA Clippers: One trade with every team – Dallas Mavericks

LA Clippers Dallas Mavericks (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
LA Clippers Dallas Mavericks (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) /

We suggest one trade the LA Clippers could make with the Dallas Mavericks.

Today, we seek to find a hypothetical trade for the LA Clippers to make with the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavs currently hold the seventh seed in the Western Conference with a record of 40-27. If the NBA Playoffs were to start today, they would find themselves opening round opponents.

The Mavericks are lead by second-year superstar Luka Doncic and seven-foot-three-inch unicorn Kristaps Porzingis. The pair is surrounded by a solid nucleus of shooters and role-players but need to add another key piece to their core to make the leap into contention.

Unfortunately for the Mavericks, that’s not what we’ll be proposing for them today.

Today’s trade is all about getting back something the Clippers lost a little over a year ago. We’re looking to reclaim a fan-favorite Clipper from the past and bring him back to Los Angeles to add a little bit of joy to our lives. He can also play some solid minutes inside when needed.

Why we suggest this trade for the LA Clippers:

The Clippers could throw in some future second-round draft compensation as well to help pad what the Mavericks get in return.

Marjanovic’s return to Los Angeles would be met with joy, as the seven-foot-four-inch center is welcomed with open arms by any fanbase lucky enough to get to watch him play.

Boban spent parts of two seasons in Los Angeles after being acquired as part of the Blake Griffin trade on January 29, 2018. He warmed the hearts of Clippers fans with his historic PER numbers until he was shipped to Philadelphia along with Tobias Harris and Mike Scott in February 2019.

Clippers fans did not get enough time with the big man, and we want to correct that.

Would the Mavericks do it?

McGruder doesn’t really fit the Mavericks needs, either now or in the future. But then again, neither does Marjanovic. We’re hoping the extra draft compensation could help pry the big man away from Dallas and back into the hearts of Clippers fans.

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Read the rest of our “One Trade with every Team” series here:

Pacific Division: Lakers, Warriors, Kings, Suns
Northwest Division: Nuggets, Jazz, Thunder, Blazers, Timberwolves
Southwest Division: Rockets, Mavericks, Grizzlies, Pelicans, Spurs
Atlantic Division: Raptors, Celtics, 76ers, Nets, Knicks
Central Division: Bucks, Pacers, Bulls, Pistons, Cavaliers
Southeast Division: Heat, Magic, Wizards, Hornets, Hawks