Porzingis trade proves the Knicks are tanking

In the first blockbuster trade of the NBA season the New York Knicks have traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks. While both teams have seemingly benefitted with the Mavericks getting a potential star and the Knicks getting cap space and draft picks, this trade also means something else. It could be the start of teams aggressively tanking to get a higher draft pick. I break down the trade, the Knicks plan going forward, and why tanking is bad for the NBA.

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