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Rumors surfaced the day before that the Dallas Mavericks were looking for a trade for Kristaps Porzingis at the moment. Owner Mark Cuban immediately denied this.
"That's not true," Cuban told Dallas Morning News 's Brad Townsend when asked about the Porzingis rumors. "We never discussed him in trade talks, that didn't happen."
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by Jake Fischer ( Bleacher Report ), who had reported the day before that the Mavs were quite open to a trade by the Latvian and had already made presentations to various teams. Various scouts and leaders from the league were also quoted, which pissed Cuban off.
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An assistant GM doubted, among other things, that the 25-year-old could even defend a position in the NBA and described Porzinigis as a scarecrow. "We don't like at all that an alleged executive from the Western Conference pulls a lower player through the mud," explained Cuban. "Presumably such rumors were only started so that they could give their opinion on KP.
Now, however, it is not only Fisher who reports that the Mavs were looking for a Porzingis trade. Ian Begley of SNY reported that that the Texans knocked on the Golden State Warriors, among other things, to make Porzingis tasty for them.Kristaps Porzingis: His statistics for the Dallas MavericksSeasonGamesMinutesPointsFG% 3P% ReboundsBlocks19 / 205,731,820,442,735,29,52,020 / 211729,920,547,335,28,21 , 6
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