The Dallas Mavericks were expected to wait to see if Kawhi Leonard might give any indication he would be willing to leave the Los Angeles Clippers before using their cap space elsewhere, but they have moved off those plans.

The focus of the Mavericks will be to sign Kyle Lowry in free agency and then re-sign Tim Hardaway Jr.

Hardaway was included in the Kristaps Porzingis trade in 2019 and had an outstanding 20-21 season with the Mavericks.

Dallas will face completion for Lowry from the Miami Heat Heat, New Orleans Pelicans and Philadelphia 76ers.