Age: 26 Height: 6-1 Weight: 191 lbs School: Michigan
The Jazz have allowed fewer assists and steals to PGs than any team in the league over their past 10 games, for instance, so a potential streaming play like Trey Burke might not pan out against them on Saturday. If you don't know already, Matchups by Position is a regular feature in the Rotoworld Season Pass! I post updates every few weeks, reflecting past-10-game stats, and subscribers get exclusive info about matchups vs. benches/starters, backcourts/frontcourts and more.
Dallas fans are about to get their first look at the Mavericks' revamped squad -- well, all of it except the 7-foot-3 grand prize of last week's blockbuster trade -- when All-Star Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets come to town on Wednesday night. Kristaps Porzingis, acquired by Dallas along with Trey Burke, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee from the New York Knicks, isn't expected to suit up for the remainder of the season, Mavs owner Mark Cuban has said. Mavs fans are going to have to wait until next season to see Porzingis team up with his former European league counterpart, NBA Rookie of the Year front-runner Luka Doncic.
A former Michigan backcourt was reunited in New York last year when Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr. were signed. Hardaway and Burke went to Dallas in a huge trade. Knicks moved Kritstaps Porzingis and Courtney Lee were also sent to Dallas on this week for Dennis Smith Jr., two distant first-round picks and the expiring contracts of DeAndre Jordan and Wesley Matthews.
Likely considered the final and smallest piece of the Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks' blockbuster deal, Trey Burke's NBA career hasn't unfolded in the way he, and many others, probably expected. The University of Michigan alumnus was a decorated collegiate basketball player. As a sophomore
The trade deadline is officially one week away and me and my colleagues are going to do our best to make sure you and your fantasy team are well prepared for anything that happens. The Mavericks made a major splash Thursday, acquiring Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee and Trey Burke from the Knicks in exchange for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews and two future first-round draft picks. With Porzingis in the fold Dallas now has its second building block of the post-Dirk Nowitzki era, with the 7'3 “unicorn” joining forces with prized rookie Luka Doncic.