Golden State Warriors: 3 trade destinations for Andrew Wiggins that make sense

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3. Dallas Mavericks

Moving Wiggins to the Dallas Mavericks would be a risk of sorts for the Warriors given they're a direct competitor in the Western Conference. Regardless, the Mavericks would be a team that could hold interest in adding more perimeter defense to support the offensive firepower provided by Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving.

Having Wiggins at the point-of-attack and Dereck Lively II on the interior would boost a defense that currently ranks 23rd in the league. Dallas know what Wiggins can do at his best, having been on the receiving end of perhaps his career-best form in the 2022 Western Conference Finals.

On the offensive end, we've seen what Doncic can do in terms of his gravity and passing leading to open looks for teammates. Golden State witnessed that in a recent matchup between the two teams where the Slovenian star fed the likes of Dante Exum and Josh Green who combined for 37 points.

Wiggins is a far more talented offensive player than Exum, Green, Grant Williams and Derrick Jones Jr., and probably a more rounded one than Tim Hardaway Jr. If that quartet can profit playing alongside Doncic, then adding Wiggins could yield even better results.

Again, as is the case with the Hawks, it's difficult to envisage what sort of package Dallas would put together that makes Golden State take notice. In their search for an upgrade, the Warriors are likely to make a 2-for-1 or 3-for-1 trade involving Wiggins, rather than bring back role players that only adds further questions to Steve Kerr's loaded rotation.