Mark Cuban Says He Was Surprised By Kristaps Porzingis Offer

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Mark Cuban Says He Was Surprised By Kristaps Porzingis Offer 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri May 22, 2020 5:44 am

Mark Cuban said he was surprised by the New York Knicks' offer to trade Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks.


“Very. It happens in the NBA. It’s like the James Harden trade. Harden gets traded from OKC to the Rockets and I’m like, damn, why didn’t we even get that offered to us? We weren’t in the mix. Nobody was. It was one phone call and the Rockets said yes. [The Porzingis trade] was our one phone call,” said Cuban on WFAN's Moose & Maggie show. 


The Mavs received Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Courtney Lee along with Porzingis in the deal.


Cuban added that he was happy with Porzingis' performance with the Mavs thus far.


"He's an otherworldly talent. He works hard, he's committed to the team. I think it's like a lot of jobs for anybody, not just in sports. You go into that first job after you get out of school or you go into your first job, wherever your circumstances are, and you adapt in one way and you see things and then you get to a different set of circumstances and you just have a different perspective. I think KP just needed a change of scenery and he's been phenomenal. 

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Post#2 » by FreeBoosie » Fri May 22, 2020 8:55 am

Cuban keeps rubbing it into knicks face lol
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Post#3 » by Loisl » Fri May 22, 2020 5:45 pm

We'll see. :lol:
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Post#4 » by Outright_awful » Fri May 22, 2020 5:53 pm

Dallas is the winner, for now. KP is injury prone and they're one serious injury away from being losers in this trade.
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Post#5 » by pjiggz » Fri May 22, 2020 6:22 pm

We've all seen what happens to him in Rocky IV. Enjoy it while it lasts.
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Post#6 » by IWishIWasHarden » Fri May 22, 2020 6:27 pm

I couldn't believe this trade when I first saw it.

And it's only gotten worse for the Knicks who didn't even bother to use Dennis Smith Jr very much. If you didn't think that was your star, then what were you thinking in the deal?
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Post#7 » by floppypoppy » Fri May 22, 2020 6:28 pm

everyone was surprised broseph.
the question was never his talent, nor work ethic.
it has always been his health. gloat when he plays a full season, or you win something Chabenisky
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Post#8 » by VYoungJrIII » Fri May 22, 2020 10:24 pm

pjiggz wrote:We've all seen what happens to him in Rocky IV. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Who on the Knicks is supposed to be Rocky? :lol:
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Post#9 » by asuran » Fri May 22, 2020 11:56 pm

Just Knicks doing Knicks things. The list just go on and on. Let's see what happens next.
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Post#10 » by Wildcat » Sat May 23, 2020 12:10 am

Salty Knicks fans up in here. It was a stupid trade. KP an get hurt tomorrow and it was still a stupid trade. Stop defending this team that has **** all over you for decades.
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Post#11 » by fuller4379 » Sat May 23, 2020 2:26 am

Mavs fans are happy the the Knicks are the most inept organization in the NBA. :D One wonders why the Knicks even have fans. They haven't won anything in almost 50 years.
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Post#12 » by deeps6x » Sat May 23, 2020 3:42 pm

Would you rather be the GM that didn't get a call on the Harden trade, or the one who did, and then refused to trade Jonas Valanciunas for him?

Maybe the Raptors would never have won a title if they made that trade, or maybe they would have a few titles, or at least made the finals a few times. Hard to say. Golden State would have been very hard to beat, plus they still would have had to get past LeBron.
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Post#13 » by deeps6x » Sat May 23, 2020 3:46 pm

fuller4379 wrote:Mavs fans are happy the the Knicks are the most inept organization in the NBA. :D One wonders why the Knicks even have fans. They haven't won anything in almost 50 years.


Raptors fans are happy the Knicks didn't want to trade for Kyle Lowry, and delighted they did want to trade for Andrea Bargnani.

Denver fans are overjoyed the Knicks couldn't wait for Melo to become a free agent. That trade set them up for a decade of good burn in the league.
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