The tenure of Grant Williams with the Dallas Mavericks lasted just some months as they swiftly traded him on the deadline to the Charlotte Hornets for P.J. Washington. The Mavericks despatched out a 2030 swap to the San Antonio Spurs to amass Williams on his four-year, $54 million sign-and-trade after which despatched out a 2027 first spherical decide together with him and Seth Curry to amass Washington.
“The actual fact they gave up a 2030 swap for Grant Williams after which dumped him as quickly as they probably may, which they had been decided to dump him,” mentioned Tim MacMahon on the Brian Windhorst Podcast. “Not nearly getting P.J. Washington, they wished to be out of the Grant Williams’ enterprise. He rubbed lots of people the incorrect method.
“He switched from Lukas to Tatums by the way in which… his shoe choice.
Williams and Luka Doncic share an agent in Bill Duffy, which may have contributed to his preliminary arrival with the Mavericks. MacMahon additionally described the acquisition of Williams “a large whiff” and that he had a number of entrance places of work attain out to him about how Dallas improved within the short-term, however now don’t management their draft capital between 2027 and 2030.