How to watch NBA Trade Deadline show with Tom Haberstroh

How to watch NBA Trade Deadline show with Tom Haberstroh

How to watch NBA Trade Deadline show with Tom Haberstroh

Barnes was traded from the Dallas Mavericks to the Sacramento Kings in a multiplayer deal. But the fact the Mavericks were playing a game against the Charlotte Hornets when Barnes found out made it a bit. well, awkward. "I am going to miss him an terrible lot". "I told him that I wish him nothing but the best", Nowitzki said after the win standing next to Barnes' locker, according to ESPN's Tim MacMahon. James wrote on Instagram alongside a video of the news breaking about Barnes' trade.

"I'm not knocking who traded him because it's a business and you have to do what you feel what's best but I just want this narrative to start to get REAL CHANGE and not when a player wants to be traded or leaves a franchise that he's a unselfish/ungrateful player but when they trade you, release, waive, cut etc.'s best for them!"

"Obviously disappointed for my guy".

After the game, Mavs coach Rick Carlisle thanked Barnes in front of the team for "being the model professional and a great example".

If you thought the Los Angeles Clippers trading Tobias Harris right after he had made a game winning shot (they did the same thing previous year right after Blake Griffin had scored the game winner), was the peak of ruthless National Basketball Association business, then Dallas Mavericks might have just topped it.

Additionally, NBA insider Marc Stein reports that Barnes new going into the game that there was a chance he'd be traded, but elected to play anyway. Sacramento entered Wednesday a game out of the final playoff spot in the West. He has a $25 million player option for 2019-20, which the Mavericks could have been okay with eating and moving into contention after his deal expires.

After the deals, Sacramento won't have a player on its roster over the age of 30.

Harrison Barnes has been a consistent scorer for the Mavericks over the last three years, averaging 19+ points over the past two seasons, though his efficiency from distance had dipped.

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