Mavericks may be contender for Holidays

Ashish Mathur

The Dallas Mavericks may be a serious contender to land New Orleans Pelicans free agent point guard Jrue Holiday, according to a report from Sports Illustrated.

The report added that the Mavericks may also have an interest in Jrue's older brother, swingman Justin Holiday, most recently of the New York Knicks.

Per

The Holiday brothers have strong interest to play together, per sources, and Justin played w/ Harrison Barnes on Warriors' 2015 title team.

— Jake Fischer (@JakeLFischer) June 14, 2017

">Sports Illustrated:

The Holiday brothers have strong interest to play together, per sources, and Justin played with Mavs small forward Harrison Barnes on the Warriors' 2015 title team.

Jrue Holiday, 27, averaged 15.7 points and 7.3 assists in 67 games with this past season. The Pelicans believe Holiday is likely to return to them even if he should explore other offers.

Justin Holiday, 28, averaged 7.7 points last season with the Knicks, playing in all 82 games.

The Mavericks finished 33-49 in a rare non-playoff year.

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