NBA Trade Rumors: Steve Nash to the New York Knicks? Let’s Hope Not.

November 5th, 2010 by Shane DePutron Leave a reply »
The 2010-11 NBA season is still young, but trade rumors have already begun to circulate around the league, as the New York Post has reported that the struggling Phoenix Suns may consider trading Steve Nash to the New York Knicks.

Heading into the much-hyped summer of 2010, there had been rumors that Nash, who has a home in New York, would defect to the Knicks as a free agent, however, that notion was put to rest when he signed a two-year extension with the Suns, to the tune of $22 million.

Yet, this season Phoenix has staggered out of the gate, starting off the season 1-3.

Consequently, if Suns' management feels that the team will be unable to contend for the championship right away, they may consider getting rid of their expensive 36-year-old point guard, in order to begin a rebuilding process.

And with a roster populated by talented young players such as Goran Dragic, Jared Dudley, Earl Clark and Robin Lopez, a rebuilding process might not take too long.

As for the Knicks, who have started out 3-2 (with their only losses coming in close games against the Boston Celtics and Portland Trail Blazers), acquiring Nash would ha ...

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