Dallas Mavericks Targeting Kemba Walker In Free Agency: Report
Kemba Walker is Mavs "high goal" this Summer.
The Dallas Mavericks' pursuit of All Star level guard Kemba Walker is not over simply but.
The Mavs reportedly approached the Charlotte Hornets a couple of commerce for Walker main as much as the NBA commerce deadline final month, however had been turned away by Michael Jordan.
Walker is about to grow to be a free agent this Summer, and though the Hornets have expressed a robust want to re-sign the 28-year outdated level guard, Dallas will as soon as once more be seeking to pry him away.
According to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, a number of sources with information of the Mavericks' considering consider that Walker would be the workforce's "high goal" in free company.
In 67 video games this season, Walker is averaging a career-high 25.1 factors per sport to associate with 5.eight assists and four.three rebounds. He has earned All Star honors in every of his final three seasons, together with this yr, and might be up for an enormous contract this Summer. Whether that is with Charlotte, Dallas or another workforce stays to be seen.
The Hornets are presently hanging preventing for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, regardless of their 30-37 document. With 15 video games remaining within the common season, Charlotte is 1.5 video games again of the eighth seed Miami Heat, who they will face on Sunday.
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