Mavericks Considering Sitting Luka Doncic & Kyrie Irving

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The Dallas Mavericks reportedly could make a huge decision with Luka & Kyrie

The Dallas Mavericks have had an abysmal 2022-23 campaign. After trading for Kyrie Irving, it seemed the team would be destined for a playoff spot. Unfortunately, now, the team will be watching for home. With the chances of making the playoffs nearly zero, the team is reportedly set to make a decision. Shams Charania is reporting the Mavericks could be sitting Luka and Kyrie for the rest of the season. A huge decision that sums up the team's entire season.

The Mavericks seemed to never find the right combination after the arrival of Irving. Scoring hasn't been the issue with this team. However, the defensive side of the ball has been downright horrific. Both Irving and Doncic have shared their frustrations recently. With Irving speaking on the team's problems last week. Now Doncic sharing his issues this week. The Mavericks season implosion is now reaching a breaking point. One that has the franchise thinking of the future.

The Dallas Mavericks Potentially Shutting Down Stars

The news of the Mavericks shutting down Luka and Kyrie isn't all that shocking. However, it feels like blatant tanking. Even if this is the final week of the season. The Mavericks are in desperate need of a reset. Which begs many different questions. Who will be returning next season for the team? One would think the team is absolutely ready to move on from the Kyrie experiment. However, will Luka also demand his way out of Dallas? Mark Cuban and the organization will have their hands full this summer.

There will be a lot of moving parts in Dallas this off-season. The hope for the franchise has to be to become a desirable free-agent location. But just who do free agents want to see stay in Dallas? Would there be any way fans see Luka and Kyrie on the court together next season? Something tells me one, if not both, could be in a different uniform next season. Let us know your thoughts on what the Mavericks should do this off-season in the comment section below. To stay up to date with this story and the latest in sports, subscribe to HNHH.

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Tyler Reed is a current Sports Writer for HotNewHipHop. He started back in March of 2023 with the company. During his time Tyler has shown his expertise in all things sports. Ranging from NBA news, all the way to boxing and MMA. He has bylines with several outlets, such as Busted Coverage, where Tyler has covered the NFL, College Football, WWE and beyond. Tyler has also written for Detroit Jock City, Wildcat Blue Nation and Swarm and Sting for the FanSided Network. Tyler is a massive Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Reds fan. Being from Kentucky, he chose connections to sports franchises that he enjoyed watching as a child. Unfortunately, his professional fandoms have only brought him pain. Tyler's hobbies outside of work include exercising and binge-watching the same shows he has watched for the last decade while endlessly scrolling through social media. His favorite hip-hop artists are Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Kentucky's own Jack Harlow.