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Player Previews

A collection of our player preview stories that we do during every off-season to get you up to date on every player on the Mavericks roster.

A healthy Dwight Powell is still important to the Mavericks

Often times a punching bag for certain parts of the fanbase, Powell offers things to this Mavericks roster that are still very valuable.

Nate Hinton could be the Mavericks best bargain from draft night

After going undrafted, Hinton has already shown impressive flashes.

Tyler Bey is the perfect project for the Mavericks

If he puts it all together, the rookie could be an important piece.

Willie Cauley-Stein can make an impact if he wants to

It’s up to the big man to be more than a Dwight Powell insurance policy

Maxi Kleber has become a key piece for the Mavericks

Kleber’s shooting and defense make the Mavericks more versatile.

Dorian Finney-Smith looks to build off a career year

The Maverick veteran enters his fifth season with a lot of momentum.

Tyrell Terry’s offense could make an immediate impact for Mavericks

The guard knows how to shoot the deep ball.

Josh Green could hold an important role as a rookie

The rookie possesses multiple skills the Mavericks need.

The consistent presence of Boban Marjanovic

With the return of Powell and Porzingis hoping to be back by Christmas, how much of Bobi should we expect to see this season?

Every Mavs fan should cheer for Dwight Powell

Scenarios for his come back from Achilles injury

Jalen Brunson’s return will be a welcomed addition to the Mavericks’ backcourt

After a season-ending injury, Brunson is ready to fortify the Mavericks’ second unit.

Will Josh Reaves get a chance in Orlando to vindicate the #ReavesHive?

A favorite of the dark web of Mavericks fandom, Reaves could get a shot in Orlando if the Mavericks are desperate for a shot of defensive energy.

Justin Jackson gets a second chance after an up-and-down season

After a four month hiatus, Jackson will look to start fresh at Disney World.

Delon Wright may have a larger role in Orlando

With perimeter depth in question, the Mavericks will rely on Delon Wright’s defense and hustle.

Antonious Cleveland attempts to give the Mavericks some needed depth

Cleveland likely won’t see much floor time (if any at all) in Orlando, but the Mavericks thin depth at the wing leaves the window open for a potential chance.

Dorian Finney-Smith just keeps getting better

The fourth year player has molded himself in to an indispensable 3&D player for Dallas.

The Seth Curry fireworks show looks to continue at Disney World

The Mavericks’ will need Curry’s court-altering shooting when the playoffs start in Orlando.

Maxi Kleber’s value to the Mavericks should shine in Orlando

The Mavericks sixth man will be a huge part in any potential playoff success.

Last stand in open country: J.J. Barea rides again in Orlando

Once considered a veteran luxury, injuries have forced the Mavericks to lean on Barea as the team makes a playoff run.

Tim Hardaway Jr. looks to parlay a career year into the playoff bubble

The Mavericks’ guard will try to hit the ground running when play resumes in Orlando.

What can Boban Marjanovic give the Mavericks on the court in Orlando?

Is there more playing time in the future of the league’s most beloved big man?

How Kristaps Porzingis looks in the bubble will be huge for the Mavericks success

Can the seven footer maintain an impressive comeback from injury in Orlando?

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has a chance to make an impact on a short-handed Mavericks roster

Could Michael Kidd-Gilchrist be the next unsung Maverick to make a name for himself?

Trey Burke rejoins the Mavericks to give them a potential scoring threat off the bench

How the former — and now current — Maverick can pick up where he left off in 2019.

Luka Doncic attempts to restart his magnificent sophomore season

How the MVP candidate could play his best basketball yet in Orlando.