LeBron James has called for the hypocrisy to end when it comes to teams trading players and vice versa when it is the players who request to leave a team after Harrison Barnes was traded mid-game by the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday.
The 26-year-old is averaging 17.8 points and 4.3 rebounds in 48 appearances this season.
LeBron James isn't afraid to speak his mind, but there are many criticizing the superstar for the opinion he shared on his latest Instagram post'.
"So let me guess this is cool cause they had to do what was best for the franchise right?" The Kings receive forward Harrison Barnes.In a related move, Dallas has also requested waivers on center Salah Mejri.A seven-year National Basketball Association veteran, member of the 2015 Golden State Warriors championship team and 2016 Gold Medalist in the Rio Olympics as part of Team USA, Barnes in his National Basketball Association career is averaging 13.5 points (.446 FG%,.371 3pt%,.795 FT%), 4.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 30.6 minutes per contest through 512 games (450 starts) with Golden State (2012-13 2015-16) and Dallas (2016-17 2018-19).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. Many Dallas players lauded Barnes for sticking around and playing last night's game.
"I am going to miss him an bad lot", Carlisle said. He will join a Sacramento team (28-26) on the cusp of a playoff spot in the Western Conference. "But just from [scouting], he's always on the scouting board". The Lakers have reportedly been trying to acquire him before Thursday's deadline. At 6-foot-9, 250 pounds, he is a big body that can give Sacramento a different look against some of the league's stronger post players.
It's possible they have $30 million! 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.
Information from ESPN's Bobby Marks was used in this report.