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NBA Draft: Mavs Hosting Halliburton & Bey, Per Sources

NBA Draft: The Dallas Mavs Are Hosting Tyrese Halliburton & Saddiq Bey, Per Sources
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DALLAS - Iowa State point guard Tyrese Halliburton and Villanova forward Saddiq Bey are scheduled for pre-NBA Draft visits on Thursday with the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.

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DBcom reported a few days ago that Dallas has hosted Immanuel Quickley for a visit. Definitely in the case of Thursday's schedule, most of these visits will take the form of "virtual'' sessions, Zoom meetings between the prospects and executives, coaches and scouts from a Mavs franchise that owns picks Nos. 18 and 31 in the upcoming NBA Draft.

The 6-8, 218-pound Bey is a versatile forward who last year averaged 16.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game while shooting 45.1 percent from beyond the arc. Bey, 21, helped Villanova a spot in the AP Top-10 and earned All-Big East First-Team honors.

He's likely viewed as a lottery prospect.

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Halliburton, 20, averaged 15.2 points, 6.5 assists and 5.9 rebounds this past season. He shot 41.9 percent from 3-point range and made 82.2 percent of his free throws playing for Iowa State. 

The Mavs attended Haliburton's best game of the year at TCU, when he recorded a 20-point triple-double. 

The 6-5, 175-pound Halliburton is seen as a first-round prospect.

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We expect the Mavs to continue visits with virtually every prospect that seems a viable possibility from about 10 to 40 on the NBA Draft Board.