New York Knicks Most Likely to Be Traded Before the Deadline

January 7th, 2016 by Sara Peters Leave a reply »

The one-year anniversary of the giant trade that sent J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cleveland Cavaliers has passed, and Phil Jackson didn't decide to deal away half the team again to commemorate it. Yet, what machinations might he have in mind before the trade deadline next month? 

The rumor mill hasn't churned out many genuine rumors yet. 

Forget about that colossal three-team deal your family was talking about during Christmas—the one that would bring Dwight Howard to New York. It was the brainchild of SB Nation's Kevin Barrios, not something being discussed by NBA executives. So put it out of your mind or go read's Kristian Winfield's explanation on why it would have been a bad idea anyway.  

The little we have heard from the front office is talk that it wants more out of the backcourt, but—as usual—the team won't pay much for it. What might the Knicks get, and who in blue and orange might swap jerseys? 


The Scuttlebutt

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