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NBA offseason grades: Lakers and Warriors earn low marks in West

It’s been a strange NBA offseason. Now into the second week of August, there are still big names and restricted free agents lingering that could change the scope of the league. At the same time, it’s unclear if or when any of those dominoes will fall. So we’re going to hand out some offseason grades, even if there are still some moves left on the table. Earlier, we graded the Eastern Conference. Today, we’ll head out west.

Dallas Mavericks: C-

Losing Jalen Brunson really hurts. And while Christian Wood gives the team another interesting element in the frontcourt, he’s a total unknown in a playoff series, and his fit with some of the other bigs on this team (JaVale McGee, Maxi Kleber) is a little unclear. Is the plan really for McGee and Wood to start together? Luka Dončić is so good that he may actually be able to make the square pieces fit into circle holes here. Still, it was a little bit of an underwhelming offseason after the Mavs’ thrilling run to the conference finals.

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