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Assuming the Mavs' starting five is Darren Collison, O.J. Mayo, Shawn Marion, Dirk Nowitzki and Chris Kaman, that will be a solid player at every position giving the Mavs a chance to compete.
However, what may really make the Mavericks stand out next year is their bench.
In the frontcourt, I already touched on Elton Brand and how he can contribute in a sixth man role. Brandan Wright is also developing nicely for Dallas, and at age 24 there is still time for him to break out.
The rookie combination of Jae Crowder and Bernard James will get enough playing time to show their worth and could end up being steals in the draft.
However, where the Mavs really excel is in their backcourt depth.
Joining the Collison/Mayo combo are Delonte West, Roddy Beaubois (although as I stated I believe he will be traded), Jared Cunningham, Dahanty Jones, Vince Carter and Dominique Jones.
While none are standouts, all of those players have the potential to be excellent contributors, and Rick Carlisle will have plenty of options when guys like Dirk need a rest.
For example, if they need scoring, we'll see Carter, and if he wants defense from the 2 position, Dahanty Jones may see the floor.
However, the key will be West, who was brilliant for Dallas last year but got lost in the shuffle with how poorly the Mavericks played.
If West can continue to stand out in the Mavericks' second unit, they could have one of the deepest benches in the NBA.