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Dallas Mavericks Interested in Klay Thompson in Free Agency

Published April 18, 2024 at 2:08 PM
Kevin Barreau
April 18, 2024  (2:08 PM)

The Golden State Warriors' season has abruptly concluded, marking Klay Thompson's official entry into free agency. With this transition, speculation abounds regarding potential suitors, with reports emerging rapidly. Thompson has garnered backing from key figures within the Warriors organization, including Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr, and Draymond Green.

In a recent report by Sam Amick of The Athletic, the Dallas Mavericks emerged as a potential landing spot for Thompson. Amick highlights the Mavericks' consideration as a suitor amidst the evolving landscape of free agency dynamics. He notes,

"There are market forces outside of their control, too, with teams such as Orlando (which has as much as $60 million in salary cap space) playing the wild-card role."

Additionally, he underscores the relevance of the Phoenix Suns' recent contract extension for Grayson Allen, providing context for potential offers to Thompson and other free agents like Malik Monk.

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While Thompson's departure from the Warriors may seem unlikely, the seriousness with which he approaches this free agency is evident. Despite a subpar performance in his final game with the Warriors, Thompson's value remains high in the eyes of many teams. Although it appears doubtful that he warrants a max contract based on recent play, the allure of such offers from other teams may pose a challenge for the Warriors to match.

In essence, while Thompson's loyalty to the Warriors is unquestionable, the allure of lucrative offers from other teams may sway his decision-making process during this critical free agency period.

Source Bleacher Report : NBA Rumors: Klay Thompson Linked to Mavericks in 2024 Free Agency amid Warriors Buzz
Source Sports Illustrated : Championship Contender Interested in Acquiring Klay Thompson
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Dallas Mavericks Interested in Klay Thompson in Free Agency

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