The problem was that the Mavs traded Barnes mid-game.The former National Basketball Association champion was still on the bench during their 99-93 win against the Charlotte Hornets when the news flashed on the arena monitors at some point during the 3rd quarter.
The Dallas Mavericks got in on the frenzy of trade action on February 6. The timing was agreed upon during the game, according to Schwartz, and Barnes wanted to play.
His caption read, "So let me guess this is cool cause they had to do what was best for the franchise right???"
"I don't know too much about Harrison", Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein told reporters Wednesday night. "Just call a (spade) a (spade)!" he wrote.
Despite the massive success Golden State has enjoyed with Durant, including two straight National Basketball Association titles in which he has earned Finals MVP honors, this season has seen some turmoil on the team related to the strong possibility that he will depart this summer, with many viewing the Knicks as his likely destination. "It is a dynamic business and you deal with things as they happen".
James, the Lakers star, discussed the mid-game trade on Instagram later Wednesday.
Barnes is no sure bet to opt-in next season. He'll be a free agent at the conclusion of this season and hasn't appeared in a single game during the 2018-19 campaign.
Barnes, 26, was subbed out and remained on Dallas' bench for a short time before heading back to the locker room after he was informed of the move. Barnes had a $25 million player option for next season.