Dallas Mavericks Targeting Kemba Walker In Free Agency: Report

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The Dallas Mavericks' pursuit of All Star level guard Kemba Walker is not over simply but. 

The Mavs reportedly approached the Charlotte Hornets a few commerce for Walker main as much as the NBA commerce deadline final month, however have been turned away by Michael Jordan.

Walker is ready to change into a free agent this Summer, and though the Hornets have expressed a robust need to re-sign the 28-year outdated level guard, Dallas will as soon as once more be trying to pry him away.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 staff's "high goal" in free company. 

In 67 video games this season, Walker is averaging a career-high 25.1 factors per recreation 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 will probably be up for a giant contract this Summer. Whether that is with Charlotte, Dallas or another staff stays to be seen.

The Hornets are at the moment hanging preventing for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, regardless of their 30-37 file. With 15 video games remaining within the common season, Charlotte is 1.5 video games again of the eighth seed Miami Heat, who they're going to face on Sunday.

Dallas Mavericks Targeting Kemba Walker In Free Agency: Report

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