Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has never been one to shy away from sharing his opinion on things. Cuban did say that he didn’t think there would be a super star traded, according to Dallas Morning News writer Eddie Sefko. He did say it takes just one owner to pull the trigger and make it happen though.
“It’s usually hard to predict,” Cuban said, via the Dallas Morning News. “An owner gets a wild hair and decides they like or don’t like their team, and everything changes.
“[But] I would be surprised. People value receiving picks a lot more than they used to. I think that could lead to more action during free agency. Teams have kind of defined their strategy post-CBA. Either you went all-in and the team you got is the team you got. Or you went all-under and you’re lining up draft picks, the strategy I call three years away from being three years away.
“And there’s teams like us that are looking to make deals, are flexible but aren’t willing to give up picks. It’s not going to happen. We’re not giving up encumbered first-round picks. That’s just the way it is.”