So going back to what Ainge said in terms of "changing faces," Kemba's name immediately comes to mind.
To say it’s been a wild NBA season so far would be an understatement. After having just a little over two months to prepare, the first few games naturally didn’t go as planned for most teams, as the standings show.
With all the accolades and nightly triple-doubles that Luka Doncic has accumulated, he is just a 21-year old star entering his third year in the league. Many people predict Luka to come up with an MVP-caliber year this season, but that will be dependent on the level of success that the Mavericks will achieve.
But there's no point to dwell on that disappointment as the Mavericks front office faces a pivotal offseason that could catapult them to elite contention in the Western Conference. It's obvious that they need to build around Doncic and Porzingis, and they could do that by boosting their performance on the defensive end of the floor.
If the NBA season were to wrap up today, Giannis Antetokounmpo would be crowned MVP. I don’t think a single hoop head out there would deny that he most certainly deserves it.
The NBA’s biggest stars will take their talents to Chicago for the 69th NBA All-Star game. It is looking like LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo will captain the two teams just like last year, but who will make the All-Star draft?
January 31st 2019 – The Dallas Mavericks traded DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews, Dennis Smith Jr, a 2021 1st round pick and 2023 1st round pick for a deal that contained a few nice pieces in Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr and Courtney Lee. The real deal was to capture Kristaps Porzingis (KP).
No matter what the rank of these NBA tag-teams, we as basketball fanatics should be thrilled to finally see a competitive, wide open league. Whoever ends up as NBA Champions next year, one thing is for sure - sit back, relax and enjoy.
Dallas Mavericks can add a max contract this offseason, as they look to build around young stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis.
Trae Young and Luka Doncic were traded by the Atlanta Hawks and Dallas Mavericks at the draft. The pair are the leading candidates for Rookie of the Year.
The NBA All-Star reserves were announced on Thursday. The players were selected in their conferences, but they will all be put into on pool to be drafted by LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo in the All-Star Draft.
With the All-Star game a mere couple of weeks away, it is important to reflect on the players chosen for the line-up and how they got there.
Jimmy Butler and the Philadelphia 76ers are already having problems. The NBA's front offices will be busy if he becomes available again.
Teams and players to keep an eye on in the 2018/19 NBA season.
Will the Rockets really contend again?