The Knicks They have a lot of draft assets in the future and could be one the most active teams before the Feb. 9 NBA trade deadline. The latest Knicks news and gossip are here…
Feb, 7, 1:46 p.m.
On the latest edition of The Putback, SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley reported that the Denver Nuggets have “registered some interest” in trading for Cam Reddish. However, the Knicks and Detroit Pistons have “more recently” had talks about a potential Reddish deal.
Begley previously reported that the Knicks were interested in the Pistons wing Saddiq BeyThere might be a match.
Reddish was acquired by Cleveland Cavaliers in a trade midseason last year. But the former lottery pick is now completely out of the picture. Tom Thibodeau’Rotation
Feb. 4, 1:20 p.m.
The Knicks and Utah Jazz “have had exploratory trade talks” for deal that would send Obi Toppin, Evan Fournier Draft pick compensation in return for Malik Beasley And Jarred VanderbiltAccording to HoopsHype’s Michael Scotto.
Scotto reported that the Jazz are looking for “the equivalent of a first-round pick to acquire each player.” He said that Utah would like to have a first-rounder in order to acquire Fournier’s salary.
Toppin, 24, is averaging just 6.7 points over 15.2 minutes per game this season across 38 contests. Toppin has one year remaining on his contract, and is eligible to receive a rookie extension. Fournier is currently in the second year a $73 million, four-year deal with a club option for 2024-2025. This season, he’s earning $18 million. He will be making about $18.9million next year. Fournier is playing sparingly this season, only 21 games (seven start), and averages 6.7 points per game.
Beasley signed a $60 million, four-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves before the 2020-2021 season. He was then traded to Utah in the offseason. He has a club option for next year, so any team interested in trading him would have either to take it up or give him free agency. While Vanderbilt, 23, is in the second year of a three-year, $13.1 million deal and is set to become an unrestricted free agent after next season. Over 52 games this season, he averaged 8.3 points per game and 7.9 rebounds.
Feb. 1, 11:45 a.m.
According to SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley, the Knicks communicated to the Toronto Raptors earlier this season that they were comfortable offering three first-round picks for OG Anunoby.
Begley points out that Begley had this conversation before the Knicks’ eight game winning streak which began Dec. 4. It’s not clear if those three picks were unprotected or protected.
Anunoby, 25 years old, is scoring 16.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per game, as well as 2.1 steals, in 45 games this year.
Jan. 31, 1:35 p.m.
According SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley, The Knicks are one of a number of teams that have expressed interest in Detroit Pistons forward Saddiq Bey.
“In general, a name that has been talked about recently is Saddiq Bey in Detroit,” Begley reported. “The Knicks are among the teams that have registered some interest in Saddiq. I don’t know how far discussions have gotten, but Bey, obviously a Villanova guy, wing, could help the Knicks from a depth perspective.”
The 6-foot-7 wing averaged 14.4 points per games with 4.9 rebounds & 2.0 assists. He also shot 35.7 percent beyond the arc in his career.