These three NBA free agents could be on Knicks’ radar

By | November 20, 2020
These three NBA free agents could be on Knicks’ radar

These three NBA free brokers could possibly be on Knicks’ radar

Augustin.Hayward.Anthony

As NBA free company opens, listed below are three names to control for the Knicks:

Gordon Hayward

He was on tempo to be a perennial All-Star earlier than he shattered his leg in his Celtics debut in 2017. He’s nonetheless an excellent passer and 3-point shooter and averaged 17 factors on 50 p.c taking pictures from the sphere in 2019-20. The Knicks’ assistant GM, whereas with the Jazz, drafted him out of Butler. “He’s nonetheless multi-skilled participant regardless of the accidents slowing him down some,’’ one scout stated.

D.J. Augustin

The Knicks want a place to begin guard and the 32-year-old journeyman is greater than serviceable on an affordable, one-year, $5 million deal. He’s a profession 38 p.c 3-point shooter. He’s undersized and bounced round to eight groups, most lately Orlando. Augustin performed his greatest ball beneath Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau in Chicago in 2013-14.

Carmelo Anthony

The ex-Knicks celebrity is extra a stable position participant now and revived his profession final season in Portland when he averaged 15 factors on 43 p.c taking pictures. Rookie Obi Toppin might study wonders from Melo, however his former agent, Leon Rose, needs him on low cost for the room exception of $5 million. It’s a waste in the event that they land Hayward.

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