Dallas, TX – The Dallas Mavericks have drastically improved on both ends of the court over the past month as they’ve won 7 of their last 8 games.

Tonight, they play the Orlando Magic, which should favor Dallas in this uneven matchup.

While the Mavericks have been on this winning streak, they could still use some help to take them to greater heights.

Here is the one player that could be beneficial for Dallas to become a top contending team.

Myles Turner

Indiana Pacers Center Myles Turner has been in many talks across national media as he feels the organization does not value him.

Dallas has been one of the top teams who have been linked to trading for the veteran.

Turner would instantly bolster the Mavericks at the PF/C positions and make them a respectable team in the paint.

This season, Turner is averaging 12.9 points and 7.1 rebounds per game which shows his versatility on both offense and defense.

Dallas has not had a quality big man since Tyson Chandler was with the team more than five years ago.

Dallas has not had a quality big man since Tyson Chandler was with the team more than five years ago.

Pulling off a trade for him would allow Dallas to be better in these ways:

  • Offensive and Defensive rebounding will be more consistent on a nightly basis
  • Second chance points would give the team more offensive possessions
  • More efficient scoring, especially in the paint
  • Give opposing teams a big man to account for

These points could pay off for Dallas immediately as Turner is already an established player.

He could be the piece to allow Kristaps Porzingis and Luka Doncic to play more freely while also giving them another scoring option.

Turner will create more scoring opportunities for players like Reggie Bullock and Marquese Chriss.

Time will tell if Dallas will make any moves, considering how well the team has played as of late.

Mark Cuban should understand not getting too comfortable, if Turner is out there and available, make it happen.

If the Mavericks want to move past the first round in over a decade, Turner can help break the cycle.

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