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  • Willy B
    Willy B Month ago +4515

    Gobert’s package gets way more funny every time a big name gets traded. Minnesota was smoking sum crazy that day😂

    • sovera slowe
      sovera slowe Month ago

      @itstillhurts lmfaoooo

    • Patrick Archuleta
      Patrick Archuleta Month ago

      @Elden Wolf Lord value is in God not man that plays a sport this is what's important wake up from your stupor accept Christ instead of how you see sports figures.2

  • Trust The Process
    Trust The Process Month ago +1119

    Fun fact: KD & Kyrie combined for more trade requests than playoff series won

  • Kyle Sprabary
    Kyle Sprabary Month ago +1322

    As a mavs fan I’m happy about it but,watching dorian develop over the last 8 or so years and now he’s gone is still crazy to me

    • Bryan Foster
      Bryan Foster Month ago

      @Ethan I don’t want to talk about it, lol

    • Ethan
      Ethan  Month ago

      @Bryan Foster this is a while later but how do u feel about the suns?

    • Hi Bida
      Hi Bida Month ago

      @Grayson Pitts thats the problem, its either coaching failed him to not excel or he just contended to be that role and never improved... nontheless if dodo takes that leap, he would have been untouchable same way with luka cus they have been here together since start...

    • Grayson Pitts
      Grayson Pitts Month ago

      @Hi Bida he doesn’t put up the shots to average a ton and he’s literally making 10 a year that’s not even a horrible contract

    • Larry Bird
      Larry Bird Month ago

      @Natasha Kuzmanoska THJ will make that team worse

  • Brandon C
    Brandon C Month ago +115

    I think worrying about the 2029 pick is being overblown. Right now the focus is on getting Luka some help. He might not be there in 2029 but if they didn't get him help there's a VERY high chance he's not there in 2029. They got a very talented player who will relieve some of the pressure off Luka and while the defense may be lacking, the offense is about to be very interesting and high powered.

    • Sad Mariners Fan
      Sad Mariners Fan Month ago

      @Logan Klein I would say the main reason is because every pick matters even though teams seem to treat draft picks aa cannon fodder. Now you would think after Nikola Jokić that people would maybe take a little bit more care of draft picks. I’m not saying every late pick is going to be him obviously not but still

    • Zignya
      Zignya Month ago

      @Logan Klein He's basically saying there's no guarantee that Dallas will have Kyrie or Luka in 2029, and if both stars leave then it could be a terrible terrible situation for Dallas come 2029. I just think they're worrying too much about it. Luka seemed happy in Dallas even before Kyrie, I hope Kyrie doesn't drive him away lmao. Although I think Cuban would prioritize making Luka happy over Kyrie.

    • Logan Klein
      Logan Klein Month ago +2

      I agree completely. i have no idea why he was upset about a pick that’s 6 years away. if you’re valuing draft picks, the one closer to the present is 10x more valuable than one 6 years away. no one cares. idk what he’s saying

    • Zignya
      Zignya Month ago +4

      I agree, 2029 is far into the future, but since every year is unpredictable in the NBA nowadays I don't feel like there's much difference in the picks. 2029 is far enough into the future that I do understand the concern of trading that pick unprotected, but getting Luka Kyrie now is big. It's what both Dallas and Luka needed. Here's to hoping we'll have enough in Dallas to keep that absolute wildcard lmao.

  • Epsilon Pi
    Epsilon Pi Month ago +105

    The Mavs just instantly became must-watch TV when both Luka and Kyrie play together

    • Azmayeen Z Chowdhury
      Azmayeen Z Chowdhury Month ago +15

      imo Luka's a top 3 must watch player in the league, and adding Kyrie to it is just insane. Mavs easily the most fun team to watch rn, just seeing Luka and Kyrie cook.

  • SoulMythology
    SoulMythology Month ago +222

    As a Dallas fan I am super hyped about this trade but I’m sad to see Dinnwiddie leave😢 I’d much rather have THJ leave than him. Overall this new big 3 for us Luka, Kyrie, and C. Wood is going to be fun to watch

    • Boy Racer
      Boy Racer Month ago

      So you haven't been watching the Nets.

    • YungChumpagne
      YungChumpagne Month ago

      @future hofer steals and blocks are half the job on defense do you have downs?

    • future hofer
      future hofer Month ago

      @YungChumpagne they are part of defense but there is SO MUCH MORE than steals and blocks that they couldnt matter less tbh

  • Just b0ard
    Just b0ard Month ago +1814

    Interested to see what happens to the nets this off season. I could see KD actually get traded this time

    • Malacca
      Malacca Month ago


    • Sam Games
      Sam Games Month ago

      Kd going back to the warriors 😉

    • mj is goat
      mj is goat Month ago

      They will blow it up, shows again that Kevin Durant is horrendous as a leader and cant ever win a ring without a built team

    • Trump, up for the layup! OH BLOCKED BY BIDEN!
      Trump, up for the layup! OH BLOCKED BY BIDEN! Month ago

      Only reason he didn’t last time was because of Rudy Gobert

    • ChillDoc
      ChillDoc Month ago

      @Leaked_Toilet keep kyrie and kd with that depth

  • Jaden
    Jaden Month ago +235

    I like this for the Mavericks because they gave Luka someone that can create. However, they also showed Luka that they are willing to make moves and take chances to put the team in a position to win. I agree with Kenny tho 2029 unprotected is crazy😭

    • Mississippi made
      Mississippi made Month ago

      @Insane Ioe Brunson played a big part in that..he played lights out

    • Qam
      Qam Month ago

      @Jaden if luka wants out u trade him. as a mavs fan i want luka to be a mav his whole career but u can’t invest so much and not get nothing in return

    • joshua conniff
      joshua conniff Month ago

      Luka won't leave in Free agency. If he ever leaves Dallas will get a lot of picks

    • Kasey C.
      Kasey C. Month ago +1

      @Skyylife ENT clearly, just giving Luka the ball every time up the floor isn't much of a winning playstyle when he lost in 5 last year. It isn't the first time we've seen this type of player, all of the other players who demand the ball every time up the floor are all ringless for a reason. Harden, Russ, AI, Trae Young is in a similar situation rn, even Michael Jordan had a similar playstyle and didn't win anything until he was willing to let other players do work that end of the court. MJ even admitted in The Last Dance, that he only started winning when he was willing to give up the ball.

    • Skyylife ENT
      Skyylife ENT Month ago +5

      @Kasey C. so you want to win or get more touches

  • Xavier Kinsey
    Xavier Kinsey Month ago +238

    I can't believe Kyrie is on the Mavericks. This shit feels like a fever dream! 😵

    • SeanyyK ___
      SeanyyK ___ Month ago +1

      Dream come true for Luka to leave Dallas ? Me too

    • Band o’Lakes
      Band o’Lakes Month ago +1

      Ong specially cause he play on my team booooooiiiii

    • Stevie Champagne
      Stevie Champagne Month ago +1


    • Kamari
      Kamari Month ago +2

      Ik what team I'm using on 2k now 😂

    • Xavier Kinsey
      Xavier Kinsey Month ago +4

      @ItsVis 😂😂😂

  • Eli Yarrows
    Eli Yarrows Month ago +48

    Craziest part about this nets saga is that both when they had the big 3 and just kd/kyrie all healthy they were an extremely good team and a contender. But the players just didn’t want it.

    • Clifton Connor
      Clifton Connor Month ago +1

      The Brooklyn owner blew up the team by his actions.

  • Nuvendil
    Nuvendil Month ago +61

    I'm putting Green at the 3 because of his 6'11" wingspan (nearly the same as Dorian). I'm then seeing if I can get Jakob Poeltl as my defensive anchor. He can guard the paint, score in the post, and playmake. Putting him beside Wood would dramatically improve their defense in the frontcourt.
    Luka, Kyrie, Green, Wood, and Poeltl would be a very strong startung 5 imho.

    • Frede2300
      Frede2300 Month ago

      @Hannes Van Wauwe The Knicks would have to agree to that and why would they help the Mavs out?

    • Hannes Van Wauwe
      Hannes Van Wauwe Month ago

      @Darnell the expression 'lmao' is overused, I sincerely doubt you're laughing your ass off because I said the mavs can clear up a couple of firsts to trade

    • Nuvendil
      Nuvendil Month ago +1

      @Darnell They also said they wanted firsts for Richardson and McDermott only to quietly lower their asking price when no one came calling. Poeltl is still there, which means nobody is biting. It's worth a call.

    • Darnell
      Darnell Month ago

      They're not getting Poetl lmao. Months ago the Spurs said they want 2 firsts

    • Hannes Van Wauwe
      Hannes Van Wauwe Month ago

      @Romnys Gonzalez they could remove protections on the '23 pick to the Knicks and have a couple 1st rounders available to trade again

  • Wes
    Wes Month ago +7

    yo kenny, seeing espn grade this trade a D for the mavs for what i assume is mainly due to the uncertainty after this season. It had me thinking, you should try to find a list or something of trade grades from past years to see if they held up down the road. Love the content man

  • DeathByMiles
    DeathByMiles Month ago +1152

    Expect the unexpected in the NBA. Kyrie and Luka will be insane for a year to come

    • Sad Mariners Fan
      Sad Mariners Fan Month ago

      With how Irving’s Is i would be surprised if he lasts a year lol

    • Alivensyde
      Alivensyde Month ago

      it will not work, dallas will play no defense and Luka and Kyrie will just go trade positions going 1 on 1 iso ball, it will be a net neutral result, instead of Luka going 1 on 1 40 times game, he will go 20 and Kyrie will go 20

    • Danilo Gallinari
      Danilo Gallinari Month ago

      @22imon Gonna leave in free agency anyways😂

    • Natasha Kuzmanoska
      Natasha Kuzmanoska Month ago

      @Ski Mask The Slump God Russ and KD :/

    • Jonteponte71
      Jonteponte71 Month ago

      I'm betting for most of the rest of the season (the part where he plays). And then he will be off to another team in the summer. The one who gives him a max deal.

  • Evan Parker
    Evan Parker Month ago +27

    I agree with pretty much all of this. Only thing is I think you might be overvaluing the pick a little. We don’t draft well anyway, and you’d have to hit perfectly to really regret losing the pick. Because no matter what it was the piece that ultimately got us a Hall of Famer in his prime while being a top 5 seed. Obviously with all that I still have to worry about a contract extension and off court kyrie. Assuming we get any more than this season from him and he’s not causing huge issues, then I can’t be unhappy with it after years of no real front office action to push for success (besides KP, which he’s clearly not on the same talent level as Kyrie but that one still made sense)


    I’m so proud of you the dedication determination & motivation you have to constantly post is everything and entertain your audience at the same time especially when you are juggling multiple different platforms !!! You make it look so easy and effortless

  • Jacob Moore
    Jacob Moore Month ago +1

    love your content kenny, been watching and subbed for maybe a year and a half?? and it’s been incredible to watch your growth as a content creator and as a young man becoming the leader of a family

  • Missouri Skinwalker
    Missouri Skinwalker Month ago +48

    I'm excited for Luka but at the same time recognize this is almost certainly a rental.

    • AlienUnleashed
      AlienUnleashed Month ago +1

      Yup it’s a rental, they didn’t purchase the unlimited miles option so Kyrie gots two games then is gonna be on the sideline preaching instead of playing.

    • Baltej Bains
      Baltej Bains Month ago +2

      if that's the case, mavs messed up. Cuz there's a high chance things do not go well this season. Not nearly enough games left this season for these guys to build chemistry. Kyrie and luka will probably need a full season to properly learn how to play together. If this experiment ends in another first or second round exit, it will be an utter disaster if kyrie simply walks for nothing, and mavs are left with a team even worse than they had before getting kyrie, not to mention the picks they gave up. And I bet luka won't be a happy camper at that point. I gotta believe mavs are now all in on kyrie and luka for the next few years...

    • Pierro, The Jester.
      Pierro, The Jester. Month ago +20

      @Future Time Traveller he is, but Kyrie still unpredictable

    • Future Time Traveller
      Future Time Traveller Month ago +4

      mark cuban is smarter than that

  • Francesco Smith
    Francesco Smith Month ago

    Hi Kenny. Fun video and I'm glad I found your channel. I will just add that while Ky may have said he'd play out his contract if he stayed with BK but then he has a sudden and mysterious calf injury and there seemed to be a lot of murmuring that he was sitting out if he didn't get traded. That might have forced BK's hand a little into making this trade as soon as possible.

  • Tonio5100
    Tonio5100 Month ago +434

    Laker fans acting like LeBron after the missed Tatum call right now 😭😭😭

    • Draco Banchero
      Draco Banchero Month ago

      @Zero no your delusional if you think the Mavs going anywhere with just Kyrie & Luka and no defense. It’s laughable at this point

    • Zero
      Zero Month ago

      @Draco Banchero delusional

    • AlienUnleashed
      AlienUnleashed Month ago

      Lakers fan here, I’m glad we didn’t get him. I can’t stand Kyrie.

    • Kawhi Leonard
      Kawhi Leonard Month ago

      @Oinky Piggy he just mad whatever lol

  • Hunter Laychak
    Hunter Laychak Month ago +6

    Did not see this happening, ain't no way kyrie is staying for long. But I will watch every game for this team as long as it lasts.

  • Mike Philly
    Mike Philly Month ago +19

    You felt Kenny’s soul when he said Ben don’t be doing shit on offense

  • AlfredLikesChips
    AlfredLikesChips Month ago


  • Ro
    Ro Month ago +2

    this is very risky for the mavs. they get Luka some massive help on the offensive side but this comes at a huge cost on defense BUT one thing for sure, watching Luka Kyrie duo will be huge entertainment, going to be watching every Mavs game

  • The Back to 12 Podcast

    Josh Green is a vastly underrated player, does things that no one on the Mavs roster can do. Elevating his role is a good thing imo, but you're right, he's gonna need to get to work because he has never played the type of role the Mavs need him to play now

  • G Birds
    G Birds Month ago +294

    Big thank you to Kenny for always giving us timely updates

    • Blooms Architect
      Blooms Architect Month ago

      This is youtube. Positive responses aren't allowed. You must be offended somehow and cancel someone.

    • Harry Winnz
      Harry Winnz Month ago


  • J.D.22
    J.D.22 Month ago +1

    I really like this trade for Dallas, especially if they can resign Kyrie. We’ve seen what Luka can do with another ball handler (brunson), and Kyrie has consistently shown that he can play with other stars (Bron, Tatum, KD). If Dallas can keep him long term it’s a W imo

  • SackVegas Anime
    SackVegas Anime Month ago

    They went from getting nothing, to a solid really solid depth and a far off unprotected 1st, with a couple seconds. You get that from nothing was incredible. I was happy with this return.

  • Diveklops
    Diveklops Month ago +1

    I heard that the clippers were trying to get him aswell and i was really looking forward to it because they could have had a big 3 but still happy to see dallas get him

  • Endless Nights
    Endless Nights Month ago +27

    In my opinion (coming from someone who loosely followed this discussion) Dallas gave kinda of alot for someone who's earning 36m on an expiring contract. I'm kind of afraind they might lose the only good help Luka is gonna get. Oh and to note the defense might look subpar now.

    • Endless Nights
      Endless Nights Month ago

      @Azmayeen Z Chowdhury The problem is that they have the chance to only keep kyrie for 3 months, knowing how untrustable and unpredictable Kyrie is he might not even sign the extension. Now if Kyrie does walk in to FA then they basically gave alot of pieces for a "quarter of a season rent a player" type thing. Granted they will get alot of capspace to sign another star for a max deal, but knowing how Dallas is with Superstar free agency, we can only hope kyrie signs the extension and stay for atleast 2 or 4 sesons.

    • Azmayeen Z Chowdhury
      Azmayeen Z Chowdhury Month ago

      @Baltej Bains I understand where you're coming from. Kyrie honestly cannot have a proper value, if he plays, he's absolutely insane. That's the thing though, he barely does. He might also leave after this year which sucks for Luka. You CANNOT trust that dude.

    • Baltej Bains
      Baltej Bains Month ago +1

      @Azmayeen Z Chowdhury DFS is a solid starter, dinwiddie is an above average starter. That first round pick is 2029 unprotected. Assuming luka aint around in 2029 (likely the case) the mavs will suck and that pick will likely be lotto. Kyrie is a superstar, but we all know why hardly any teams want him.

    • Azmayeen Z Chowdhury
      Azmayeen Z Chowdhury Month ago

      I mean I think it was just Dinwiddie and DFS right (along with a First and Couple second rounders), it seems super fair to me. Mavs are too good to have a lottery First pick and they practically traded Dinwiddie for a superstar along with a starter.

    • Akakaze
      Akakaze Month ago

      Someone's taking money under the table. That's usually how this goes.

  • Flyaway7066
    Flyaway7066 Month ago +2

    I’ve been talking with my dad all week about this trade and only yesterday he was speculating a team other than the lakers and now Dallas swooped in absolute W for the Mavs

  • Speedy City
    Speedy City Month ago +93

    Again I’ll say it, this is definitely the most unexpected thing to happen this season

    • Buhnana
      Buhnana Month ago

      kyrie has been on 3 teams in 5 years this should’ve been fully expected

    • Please Rewind
      Please Rewind Month ago +2

      Yeah, I thought it was obvious this was gonna happen.

    • kxrty
      kxrty Month ago +6

      This should’ve been fully expected

  • Drew Tucker
    Drew Tucker Month ago +35

    As a life long Mavs fan, I haven’t been this excited in awhile. Kyrie has some off the court stuff, but he’s Luka best ever team mate and we desperately needed somebody who could reliably create their own shot

    • david moses
      david moses Month ago +1

      @Basa sure exactly

    • Basa sure
      Basa sure Month ago

      @david moses They won champ..dude ..and Kyrie saved Lebron legacy with that clutch 3pt in final series.. If he could play alongside Lebron ,he will play alongside Luka also great

    • david moses
      david moses Month ago

      @ronel but if kyrie and bron worked, yall was saying luka is better than bron and thristan was their starting center

    • Fantomas646
      Fantomas646 Month ago

      "Kyrie has some off the court stuff" LOL. The Mavs just became the worst team in the NBA. Congratulations.

    • Dee Cee
      Dee Cee Month ago

      @John Bishop Imagine Luka running the game at his pace and constantly having an athletic big to dime a cut pass to. Like Kobe and Pau. That'd probsbly win em championships

  • Logan Leto
    Logan Leto Month ago +28

    YESSSSS! LET'S GOOOOO! I'm a Mavs fan and I'm excited for this trade, however, I think some of the fans are gonna go a little too crazy over this. This'll be the best guard duo in the west easily, but Dallas still lacks the center play that's it's always needed and some more defensive pieces. I think the team will be better than it is and will become a 3 or 4 seed but not a contender. Hope Dallas makes a couple more moves next year and make a true contender to beat the powerhouses that Memphis and Boston have become.

    • Luka
      Luka Month ago +1

      @Shika giv em one more pick and its good

    • Shika
      Shika Month ago +1

      @Luka that would be awesome 😭😭 bulls would probably want a lot of picks too

    • Luka
      Luka Month ago +1

      @Shika if yall want to trade draymond make a package here:Draymond and Kuminga and 1st round pick for Vucevic and Zach Lavine.

    • Shika
      Shika Month ago

      @Luka we need to trade draymond imo hes only gonna keep getting worse and he gets paid too much and is a locker rook cancer. we gotta get somebody like gobert or brook or kuzma even

    • Luka
      Luka Month ago +1

      @Shika as for the Warriors yall might want to bring Dwight Howard from free agency so Draymond can play Pf.

  • Chris CRGR
    Chris CRGR Month ago

    As a Mavs fan it hurts losing Doe and Spencer but on the court niceness is gonna be on display if all things go right.

  • The Boogie Boi
    The Boogie Boi Month ago +21

    Interesting to see how trading picks has changed over the years. If this was 2017 and we had a similar trade where they dealt a 2023 unprotected, nobody would bat an eye

    • PhoeNiX
      PhoeNiX Month ago

      @HEIR BOOTS Remember when AD was traded to the Lakers the Pelicans got Lakers’ pick of this season unprotected. That pick will be top 8. If there were protections then it wouldn’t be such a big deal.

      HEIR BOOTS  Month ago +2

      ​@PhoeNiX cant be thinking about 2029 when you got the best young player in the world . if Luka leaves thats a whole new set of problems to think about that have nothing to do with a random draft pick 6 years from now lol .

      HEIR BOOTS  Month ago +1

      @PhoeNiX lol that's a lot of ifs . you gotta take risks in order to win and getting a player like kyrie is super rare.

    • PhoeNiX
      PhoeNiX Month ago +2

      @HEIR BOOTS No, he’s freaking out because even if Kyrie resigns for 5 yrs, that contract gonna end 2027-2028 szn. He’s not gonna sign for that long, so whenever he leaves and/or they don’t win a chip, there’s a chance Luka will be mad and will demand a trade, leave in free agency, or might end up being a bad player in the 28-29 season. This all would lead to the Mavericks probably being a bad team in the 2028-2029 season, and since the pick has no protections, it can end up being a top 3 pick or even number 1, and it would end up with the Nets. There wouldn’t be such a big reaction to it if there was like top 8 protection, so that if the pick is top 8, it comes back to Dallas.
      Hope you get it know.

      HEIR BOOTS  Month ago

      @PhoeNiX yeah but why is Kenny freaking out about that. the chances of that pick being a better player than kyrie is like 0.7

  • egyptianpiffin
    egyptianpiffin Month ago +2

    Man I’ve been a mavs fan since Nash and dirk played together and this has to be the wildest shit to happen to the mavs since the championship in 2011. Just wild.

  • Ahjusshi _Brown
    Ahjusshi _Brown Month ago +354

    Texas is prob the only place Kyrie can be his authentic self and not be seen as some weird conspiracy theorist 😂😂 he’ll prob love it there, might even stay

    • Yoo! Its Nathan
      Yoo! Its Nathan Month ago

      Tell the truth?? 😂
      I haven't seen one conspiracy theory proven as fact, with irrefutably scientific evidence to prove it as so(i.e peer reviewed papers)

    • Uh Ok
      Uh Ok Month ago

      @Willy The Thrilly u right the world is flat

    • Uh Ok
      Uh Ok Month ago

      @Rob Ras facts the world is flat thanks bud

    • Rob Ras
      Rob Ras Month ago

      Just because you tell the truth doesn’t make it a conspiracy theory 🙄 it’s because of people like you is why we have these problems.

    • Alan A_#LMH
      Alan A_#LMH Month ago +2

      You must be from Wyoming or Idaho. Lol😆 obviously you know nothing about Texas

  • gabriel
    gabriel Month ago +2

    Dallas still has picks that first doesn't hurt that bad. Kryie for Spencer is an upgrade but DFS for Morris hurts. Should be interesting. Mavs are starting to get healthy Maxi, Green, and Wood should be back soon. Mavs still can make moves.

  • 1Xvi6
    1Xvi6 Month ago

    This is crazy cant wait to see how they play together

  • Grayson Gaming
    Grayson Gaming Month ago

    It does hurt their depth so it could go either way to hurt or help them but it has a chance to really help them with Luka,Kyrie,Wood as their big 3 rn

  • Jay
    Jay Month ago +7

    I'm interested to see if Dallas makes another move to improve defensively because DFS was probably their best defender. Not a lot of great defense left on the Mavs

    • Dylan Pinatelli
      Dylan Pinatelli Month ago

      The reason the mavs defense fell off a cliff is 3-4 of their best defenders have all been hurt for the last 10 games or so. Green, bullock, and kleber are all good defenders.

    • Jay
      Jay Month ago

      @YungChumpagne plenty of time considering they won't be going after a star center

    • YungChumpagne
      YungChumpagne Month ago

      @Jay they have 4 days to make a trade happen and get a center I’m praying

    • Jay
      Jay Month ago

      @YungChumpagne gotcha, I'm not as familiar with the Mavs roster because they're not my favorite team. However my favorite team would have the ideal realistic center for them. I don't think the Spurs would trade Poertl in division though. They are tanking, so maybe I guess

    • YungChumpagne
      YungChumpagne Month ago

      @Jay yea he was in the trade. They still have green and bullock as good wing defenders, not horrible at all

  • Adam
    Adam Month ago +5

    Nets will be awesome with what they got if they get serious once KD comes back.
    Dinwiddie is a good scorer and player and DFS is an awesome defender as well.
    Dallas needs to acquire a long 3&D player as well cause they have no defense.

  • Xploiterr
    Xploiterr Month ago +487

    Feel bad for Dinwiddie, man was balling out in Dallas
    edit: lotta guys Dinwiddie haters here

  • Frederick Fairlie, Esq

    This is almost certainly a six month rental, but I’m excited to see the playoff run (assuming everyone stays healthy).

  • Oliver Peeters
    Oliver Peeters Month ago

    Im happy for Luka fr i hope they go just that step further and add some more depth rn or get something in FA

  • AToM
    AToM Month ago +1

    Kenny little brother I'm happy to say that today as soon as I heard this news my first reaction was to go see what Kenny had to say.
    As a Chicagoan with a few years on you, I've watched you grow with tremendous pride and admiration from afar. It makes me.happy to say that you are my go to for the league news now.
    You earned that respect Brother. You did that.

  • TeeBee
    TeeBee Month ago

    His first time in the West. Can't wait to see how it goes

  • Ultemo
    Ultemo Month ago

    Going to be entertaining how this plays out for both teams involved. Is Kyrie going to get a max extension from Dallas or is he going to walk in the off-season, is KD going to follow suit in Brooklyn and request a trade again. Going to be crazy.

  • Harland Griffin
    Harland Griffin Month ago +141

    I honestly don’t know how to feel about this. It feels desperate from Dallas’s side. Kyrie is great and this is a good opportunity for him. But Idk how he’s gonna feel being in a situation that resembles the 2016 cavs so much.

    • Aii Rizzy
      Aii Rizzy Month ago

      @Vota why would this even matter? Are the god warriors still in the league? no lol the comp is more distributed than it was 8 years ago

    • ImThatSmooth
      ImThatSmooth Month ago

      @Vota bron was always a slouch on d

    • Chief
      Chief Month ago

      @James Schenck yea & i hate when casuals bring him up like he played like an allstar with the cavs. he put up big stats on a bad team in Minnesota, never made the playoffs before or after LBJ.

    • Shaunak Kulkarni
      Shaunak Kulkarni Month ago +1

      @Vota well this team doesn’t have to take down the kd warriors. They need to deal with Tatum and brown. That Celtics team doesn’t feel as unbeatable as the warriors did.

    • James Schenck
      James Schenck Month ago

      @Chief lowkey k love one of the most overrated players of all time

  • JJ
    JJ Month ago +2

    This is my first time seeing your content. You really know your stuff, man. I'm a Mavs fan and I'm not a fan of this deal because I don't trust Kyrie. IF he's all in for the Mavs it'll be great, but I need to see it first.

    • Yep Yepp
      Yep Yepp Month ago

      Check out his other channels and podcast too!

  • CajunCowboy
    CajunCowboy Month ago +2

    Yo this is crazy!! This is gonna be so interesting to see play out. Hopefully the Mavs can keep Kyrie's issues of the court, so he can be at his best.

    • Sad Mariners Fan
      Sad Mariners Fan Month ago

      He is a cancer so I doubt it but hopefully they can I want Luka to win and kidd also he is a good coach in my book

    • Silky LewJr
      Silky LewJr Month ago

      Don't worry. Texas is the perfect place for him.

  • Joseph Vallejo
    Joseph Vallejo Month ago

    I actually love the fact they traded a late pick instead of an upcoming one

  • Kasey
    Kasey Month ago

    i dont watch a lot of full mav games but from what i seen how the hell is this gonna work? Luka is very ball dominant and controls pace well. Is kyrie gonna be okay just standing around while luka does his thing? interesting to see how they co exist

  • CrustyBandAid224
    CrustyBandAid224 Month ago +5

    This is one of those trades that might take years for us to discover who really won. My biggest question is can KD dare to hoop on a team without an insane co-star/point guard?

    • JJ
      JJ Month ago

      Jason kidd

    • JJ
      JJ Month ago +1

      @Lelouch Vi Britagna dirk?

    • Lelouch Vi Britagna
      Lelouch Vi Britagna Month ago

      Nobody has won a Chip in the last 30 years with just one allstar...

  • Zachary Brown
    Zachary Brown Month ago +24

    This could be good for the Dallas Mavericks because luka can improve his game learning a couple moves from kyrie which could open up the game for luka.

    • We Dem Goyz
      We Dem Goyz Month ago +1

      it means no more doubleteaming luka cause it gives kyrie empty spots

    • SterlinArt
      SterlinArt Month ago

      And with those contrasting dribble styles, defenders are gonna have a hard time keeping up with the new Mavs tempo

    • Evan Swain
      Evan Swain Month ago +7

      Luka and kyrie have very different dribbling styles don’t think kyrie moves fit Lukas style and Luka doesn’t need Kyrie’s moves cuz he’s leading the league in scoring without them

  • Tracy’s Wrld
    Tracy’s Wrld Month ago +3

    I thought the mavs was one of the only teams it made sense for kyrie to be traded to but I think this duo either is great or fails horribly

    • Michael
      Michael Month ago

      That's really the only options. They made WCF with Brunson.
      If they make finals it's a great trade, if they don't- it fails horribly

  • Miles Matsune
    Miles Matsune Month ago

    i actuallly think that the nets team might go crazy like breh they lost an all star but since he wanted to leave and forced them into that position it was actually a pretty good deal for them. They still got some solid guards like homie Cam Thomas finna get wayyy more playing time and they got another guard in Spencer breh I like it

  • maximiliandodd clivedodd

    As a nets fan this news shocked me they hooping I think we can still contend, spencer is great and smith is also great we got better defence now, kd will have a little more offensive load but that’s it cam just hit 44 wow good to see nets finally making a decent move

  • Pan Black Solutions

    Should be interesting to see how they mesh in the regular season. If Kyrie is willing to be 1b or second option it should work, cause Lukas gonna need the majority of touches

    • b atman
      b atman Month ago

      Durant and Irving worked just fine this season. We might get to see a different dimension to Luka's game.

  • Dre2kClips
    Dre2kClips Month ago

    Due to the fact that Luka is a passer, I think that they can fit well together

  • A boy named Chris
    A boy named Chris  Month ago +26

    Was waiting on Kenny. This news is insane!

  • Christian Kauffman
    Christian Kauffman Month ago +2

    I think about it like this, imagine the Bulls in 1993 trade their 1999 pick

  • Mark Rebok
    Mark Rebok Month ago

    Kenny I get what you're saying about the 2029 being crazy, but this is where I think Cuban's head is at: Dallas will do ANYTHING to make Luka a Mavericks lifer, so even if they lose Kyrie, he's thinking as long as Luka is still on the roster in 2029 (which they intend him to be), they're still gonna be good enough that the draft pick likely won't be top 10

  • Jon Renicus
    Jon Renicus Month ago +2

    That's crazy but I felt like Luka needed a pg like this for him and the team to go further in the playoffs.

  • CJ
    CJ Month ago

    can always count on kenny to give us the takes first

  • Jaamal Nuts
    Jaamal Nuts Month ago +2

    The one thing Im curious about is will Kyrie srill be considered a starter for the east?

  • Sandra Sorto
    Sandra Sorto Month ago +30

    As a Mavs I'm nervous

  • RocketDoggie
    RocketDoggie Month ago +1

    If my team don’t win the chip I would love to see the Nets get one. KD proves he can do it alone and a franchise gets they first ever trophy would be a super fun storyline. Unlikely but it would be fun.

  • Ben Conley
    Ben Conley Month ago +1

    Look at Kenny man so inspirational

  • Vikram Krishnan
    Vikram Krishnan Month ago

    Something about the speed of this trade makes me feel that the Nets were expecting some tantrum for Kyrie and had some backdoor negotiations going on

  • kody kindrick
    kody kindrick Month ago

    I love listening to K talk and just riff on anything basketball. Doesn't matter the subject

  • Blahblah Blahblah
    Blahblah Blahblah Month ago

    It'll be nice for Luka to finally not have to create EVERY possession and it'll be nice for Kyrie to play SG like he wants to.

  • qoast
    qoast Month ago +88

    two of the best iso players in the NBA, it’ll be interesting to see how this works out.

    • Beer & BatReps
      Beer & BatReps Month ago

      Iverson and melo didn't work

    • Darnell
      Darnell Month ago

      We saw ISO gang in Brooklyn

    • I’m not Chikao
      I’m not Chikao Month ago +1

      Hopefully it works out. I remember thinking the same thing about James Harden and CP3, doubting them and they made it work somehow.

    • Blaze-A-Matic -
      Blaze-A-Matic - Month ago +8

      It’s not like we haven’t seen this bf 🤯

  • Chris Buek
    Chris Buek Month ago +1

    "The biggest domino has fallen." You had it right the first time!

  • _ Maza _
    _ Maza _ Month ago

    Kyrie and Luka will be an incredible duo for months to come

  • Jack Kaczmarski
    Jack Kaczmarski Month ago +7

    This is too good to be true. No way this doesn’t blow up in Dallas’s face. Just got a feeling

    • jojoprocess
      jojoprocess Month ago

      How is it too good to be true? Their defense is significantly worse now, and they were already bad. This is likely not a championship team, although it wasn't before either. However the west is pretty weak this year so maybe they can still make the wcf and potentially even finals. It'll be interesting to see what else they do this year and offseason.

  • Amarpal Rai
    Amarpal Rai Month ago +1

    freaking out about a pick from 2029 for kyrie is crazy kenny😂

  • John Deases
    John Deases Month ago +1

    Woohoo. Yes sir. Mavericks are about to REP.

  • ilikeflour
    ilikeflour Month ago +62

    as a diehard mavs fan, im really happy with front office with how this trade turned out: now the mavs wont be a lottery team without luka

    • We Dem Goyz
      We Dem Goyz Month ago

      trades aren't over yet...

    • ValleyoftheSun
      ValleyoftheSun Month ago +1

      Kyrie will leave watch

    • Fede Oslo
      Fede Oslo Month ago

      Yeah mavs are going same route as the nets with harden kyrie and KD, we win if we outscore the opponent

    • Peter S
      Peter S Month ago +1

      Yeah it’s a huge swing for probably the most talented, unpredictable player in the league. Half season rental most likely or we give him a contract and he wants out a year or so in. Fk sometimes it be hard to be a Mavs fan 😅

    • Eli Yarrows
      Eli Yarrows Month ago +4

      I think this team still would be. No depth, no defense, idk what they’re expecting

  • Jay Francis
    Jay Francis Month ago

    After all these years, Spencer Dinwiddie finally gets the starting job on the Nets. With a drastically different look on the roster.

  • DorgleF
    DorgleF Month ago +1

    I respect KD for being the only superstar on that team to not request a trade.

  • Bugga Ray Dudley
    Bugga Ray Dudley Month ago +1

    I know the pick is valuable but I think there comes a time in a franchise where u say f the picks.
    My bucks can trade all their picks if it helps us win now. We can be historically bad after Giannis it doesn’t matter because what are the chances you will get another Giannis. I think it’s the same thing with Luka

  • L8Shaniqua
    L8Shaniqua Month ago

    gonna need these rebuilds on the main channel kenny

  • Ionicxz
    Ionicxz Month ago

    All I can say is that I wish the Dallas locker room the best of luck! They just traded for locker room cancer and I can only hope they got some kind of cure, also some kind of magical defensive training that appears out of thin air. I really like Dallas and I’m worried they just ruined their future

  • OG Gouz
    OG Gouz Month ago +8

    truly instant reaction, thanks for the quick insight kenny

  • Yastepdad
    Yastepdad Month ago

    Interesting to see him playing in the west now

  • Dre2kClips
    Dre2kClips Month ago

    Man. I thought that they were going to go into the playoffs like this.

  • TheCriminalViolin
    TheCriminalViolin Month ago


  • Salsanqueso
    Salsanqueso Month ago

    I was waiting for Kenny to report on this, craziness 😲

  • LiveLifeStrong
    LiveLifeStrong Month ago +1

    Kenny be droppin the biggest news in the NBA this week faster than ESPN 😂🔥🔥

  • MN
    MN Month ago +8

    Came straight to Kenny’s channel when this happened, can’t believe mavericks finally got a 2nd star, hope it works out

  • TJ Noob YT
    TJ Noob YT Month ago +2

    Kyrie could leave Dallas after this season..This is a huge risk for Dallas

  • McCupy _
    McCupy _ Month ago +1

    My only worry as a mavs fan is the defense

  • matt tim
    matt tim Month ago +1

    I knew it. I saw they would make a great duo!

  • Bryan Foster
    Bryan Foster Month ago +1

    Can’t speak for the Mavs fans, but as a nuggets fan, this trade makes me nervous. Nobody out west really made me nervous, but luka, kyrie, and Christian wood… if they can build some chemistry, that offense is gonna be a nightmare to stop.

  • Arthur Zhou
    Arthur Zhou Month ago

    7:26 "Ben Simmons don't do shit offensively" never heard Kenny swear like that LMAOO

  • MDC
    MDC Month ago +17

    4 seasons and less than half the games. Although he’s a box office super star, this needed to be done. Goodbye Kyrie ⚫️⚪️😢

  • Noah Meyer-Reynolds

    Dinwiddie back to the Nets seems pretty dope

  • Chad Crawford
    Chad Crawford Month ago

    Honestly, I kind of love the Nets return. They get a solid 2nd option in Spence, a good 3-D guy in DFS, and honestly they can let Ben Simmons run the offense as the primary facilitator.

  • Mason Schroeder
    Mason Schroeder Month ago

    As a Nets fan I’m just glad we don’t have to deal with Kai’s drama anymore