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Mavs trade Harrison Barnes mid-game, get bashed by LeBron

LeBron James has received his fair share of criticism for leaving teams that had little to offer him. More LeBron James has received his fair share of criticism for leaving teams that had little to offer him. More
Jennie Wade | 08 February, 2019, 09:59

Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes found out he was being traded Wednesday night.

If you thought the Los Angeles Clippers trading Tobias Harris right after he had made a game winning shot (they did the same thing past 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.

Despite the Mavericks' treatment of the whole situation, Dallas living legend Dirk Nowitzki only had the best words for his traded teammate.

He joins the Kings after spending the last two-plus seasons in Dallas, where he was averaging 17.8 points (.406 FG%,.390 3pt%,.833 FT%), 4.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 49 contests this season, all starts.

The post was liked by Anthony Davis, who has been at the center of trade talks for nearly two weeks since he requested to be dealt by the Pelicans.

"I'm ok with both honestly, truly am", James wrote in the post.

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The superstar almost recorded a triple-double as he scored 24 points, recorded 14 rebounds, and dished out nine assists. Earlier in the day, the Lakers great was listed as being iffy to "doubtful" to play this evening against the Clippers.

The Lakers have reportedly been trying to acquire him before Thursday's deadline, while the Boston Celtics are also believed to be interested.

"Everyone is aware that there was a trade, or is a trade in the works, involving Harrison", Carlisle said. The Marion, Indiana native went on to earn All-NBA Third Team honors in 2010-11 after posting at least 20 points per game in three consecutive seasons.

"I am going to miss him an very bad lot", Carlisle said. He's still there on the bench.' That's when I found out.

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

"I don't know too much about Harrison", Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein told reporters Wednesday night. "He had an imprint so we're going to miss him".

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