Andre Iguodala to Dallas Mavericks? Could Caron Butler’s Injury Lead to a Trade?

January 4th, 2011 by Ray Boyd Leave a reply »
Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler has recently undergone surgery on his right knee which will bring an end to his 2010-2011 season in Dallas. The Mavericks are currently 25-8, second in the West behind their interstate rivals, the San Antonio Spurs.

Meanwhile, Andre Iguodala, the Sixers franchise forward is currently sitting out with an Achilles injury. The often durable Iguodala's rare time out has allowed more minutes for Evan Turner, the apparent future backcourt mate for Jrue Holiday. The extended playing time has made for some good performances from Turner including a career-high in points against the Phoenix Suns.

These two simultaneous occurrences could indeed be the sparks that lead to the trade that Sixers fans have been contemplating all season long. The two major questions in this situation are whether Dallas is willing to bring in Iguodala to try to keep their impressive season going, and if Evan Turner is ready to get extended minutes and produce with Iguodala gone.

Anyone who knows Mavs owner Mark Cuban knows that he is anything but bashful when it comes to his desire to win basketball games. He is not afraid to go after any pla ...

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