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Marcus Camby might be on Dallas' radar if they release Brendan Haywood.
This is the most uncertain position for Dallas, which, at the end of this year, if they release Haywood, will have exactly zero on their roster. Since Haywood seems the more expendable between he and Marion, we will play this out.
JaVale McGee is a player that I love. He hasn't lived up to his potential yet and he has the skill set Dallas looks for in a big man. He would be a much cheaper option than Brook Lopez or Dwight Howard in 2013. The problem is that Denver just traded for him and he is a restricted free-agent, which means Denver will likely match any offer Dallas would be willing to make.
Mehmet Okur or Marcus Camby could be legitimate options for a relatively cheap contract and would make good one year stop-gaps until Dallas can make a run at Howard in 2013.
Ian Mahinmi will likely comeback in a backup role for a mid-range deal, but not the full mid-level exception. Maybe Hasheem Thabeet is worth a look if Mahinmi bolts for a better deal or more playing time.
Projected Players at Position:
Marcus Camby, Ian Mahinmi