The Wizards have turn into main gamers forward of the commerce deadline.
In line with a number of studies, Washington has acquired Kristaps Porzingis from the Dallas Mavericks in trade for Spencer Dinwiddie and Davis Bertans.
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The deal indicators the top of Porzingis’ time in Dallas after he was acquired by the franchise forward of the 2019 commerce deadline.
Check out how the commerce breaks down.
- Wizards obtain: Kristaps Porzingis
- Mavericks obtain: Spencer Dinwiddie, Davis Bertans
Porzingis, a one-time NBA All-Star is the headliner of this deal.
By 34 video games this season, Porzingis is averaging 19.2 factors, 7.7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per recreation however is capturing simply 28.Three p.c from 3-point vary.
Whereas coping with a knee damage, Porzingis has not performed since Jan. 29.
In trade, the Mavericks obtain Dinwiddie, a secondary ballhandler to play alongside celebrity guard Luka Doncic. Dinwiddie, who’s again in motion after struggling a torn ACL final yr, is averaging 12.6 factors, 5.eight assists and 4.7 rebounds by way of 44 video games this season.
Recognized for his 3-point capturing, Bertans has solely appeared in 34 video games, averaging 5.7 factors whereas capturing simply 31.9 p.c from deep.