LeBron Calls Out Hypocrisy Over Barnes' Mid-Game Trade, Nowitzki Reacts

UNC Alumni in NBA: Harrison Barnes, Justin Jackson part of Kings-Mavs trade

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, a major star and major voice for the NBA players' association, didn't like what he say and expressed as much on social media.

The 26-year-old Barnes is averaging 17.8 points and 4.3 rebounds.

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis, the centerpiece of this year's mid-season trade rumors, liked James' post along with Portland Trailblazers star guard CJ McCollum.

"So let me guess this is cool cause they had to do what was best for the franchise right?"

"But I just want this narrative to start to get REAL/CHANGE and not when a player wants to be traded or leaves a Franchise that he's a selfish/ungrateful player but when they trade you, release, waive, cut etc etc it's best for them!" Hours after dealing Iman Shumpert away as part of a three-team deal, the Kings went out and acquired Harrison Barnes from the Dallas Mavericks, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. And it has now been revealed that the player was informed of the trade midway through the game.

"Just call a spade a spade!"

Following the game, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle praised Barnes as a "model pro" and "one of the most improved players in the game".




"I am going to miss him an terrible lot", Carlisle said. Sacramento entered Wednesday a game out of the final playoff spot in the West.

Barnes owns a player option for 2019-20, and the Mavericks need to clear space for a max contract offer for Kristaps Porzingis, so the move is not a surprise. "He's a professional, so I'm sure he's going to fit in flawless". The Lakers have reportedly been trying to acquire him before Thursday's deadline.

On the screen, it was displayed that he had been sent to Sacramento by the Mavs.

It's possible they have $30 million!

Randolph has yet to play this 2018-19 season after seeing a stint as a reserve during his first season with the Kings.

Information from ESPN's Bobby Marks was used in this report.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Saudi Arabia 'curtailed' Jamal Khashoggi murder probe - United Nations expert
Feb 10, 2019 - 08:39
Secret phone calls have revealed a disturbing threat the Saudi Crown Prince made a year before Jamal Khashoggi's death. Trump has not yet responded to the request, and-according to an official who spoke to Bloomberg-he doesn't have to.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Ariana Grande hits back at Grammys producer: 'You're lying about me'
Feb 09, 2019 - 12:40
We talked about having her as a part of the show, we did make an offer. "I've kept my mouth shut but now you're lying about me ". She's not expected to attend the ceremony, though she tweeted that she is "still grateful for the acknowledgement this year".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Virginia political turmoil deepens as AG admits to past use of blackface
Feb 09, 2019 - 12:11
Fairfax has said that he takes the allegation very seriously but that the encounter in 2004 was "100 percent consensual". Some Northam supporters are scrambling to show that the governor still has backing among members of his party.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Frank Robinson dead: Baseball's first black manager in MLB dead at 83
Feb 09, 2019 - 11:27
Frank Robinson , the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame slugger and baseball lifer, died Thursday after a long illness. The Indians opened at home that year and Robinson, still active, batted himself second as the designated hitter.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Heat trade Johnson, Ellington to Suns
Feb 09, 2019 - 11:15
Ellington is expected to be waived by the Suns, then eligible to sign with the team of his choice. His NBA career average is 11.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists per outing.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Storm Erik to bring heavy rain and strong winds
Feb 09, 2019 - 10:44
Most of the rain will be in the north-west with 20-30mm forecast in the west on Friday afternoon with the risk of local flooding. The highest winds will be in exposed coastal areas where the speeds already mentioned may well be exceeded at times.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Anti-vaxxers partly responsible for Europe's highest measles cases in a decade
Feb 08, 2019 - 11:41
Officials now report a 500% increase in the number of vaccines being administered when compared to the same time previous year . Last year, 372 measles cases were confirmed nationwide, the most since an outbreak in 2014 sickened 667 people.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Emery urges Arsenal to improve away form amid criticism
Feb 08, 2019 - 11:01
I work over the criticisms of me because I know that work in the present can change our way", he said. Asked on Thursday if a win this weekend was essential, Emery told reporters: "Yes".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top India crash to worst T20 defeat against Black Caps
Feb 08, 2019 - 10:31
MS Dhoni was the top-scorer for India with 39 runs off 31 balls while no other batsman managed to impress much with the willow. India are now placed third in the table after winning the three-match away series against New Zealand 2-1 recently.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Now Even Houston Is Getting Infected by Measles
Feb 08, 2019 - 10:27
Both vaccines are typically given in two doses to young children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . All five of the Texas cases were confirmed on Monday, while the Pacific Northwest outbreak has 50 confirmed measles cases .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'They don't want me': Patriots' Duron Harmon will refuse White House invitation
Feb 07, 2019 - 16:08
Duron Harmon , 28, told TMZ Sports after the game that he won't join his teammates for a trip to Washington, D.C. The Patriots have not yet officially been invited the White House this year.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top LeBron passes 32000 career points but suffers worst career loss
Feb 07, 2019 - 15:43
The Pacers also tied an National Basketball Association franchise record with 19 three-pointers. "That definitely can't help it". The Lakers had 12 first half turnovers and the Pacers made them pay, scoring 18 points from these turnovers.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Taliban: Half of USA troops to leave Afghanistan by May 1
Feb 07, 2019 - 13:47
He said Afghanistan wants good relations with all countries but will not allow anyone to interfere in Afghan affairs. Both Abdullah and Atmar are running in the presidential elections scheduled for July against Ghani.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Facebook Messenger gets WhatsApp's biggest feature: Here's how you can use it
Feb 07, 2019 - 12:54
The dawning realisation doesn't normally kick in until the following day, as you groggily scroll with a heavy head on your pillow. The removed message will then be replaced with a text alerting conversation participants that the message was deleted.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump says so-called Islamic State could be completely defeated by next week
Feb 07, 2019 - 08:03
Senior officials from Turkey, France, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Morocco and Iraq were present during President Trump's speech on Wednesday.