The New York Knicks want a point guard in NBA free agency. New York has contacted a laundry list of names including Will Bynum, Aaron Brooks, Devin Harris, Nate Robinson and Sebastian Telfair.
Got all that?
Marc Berman of The New York Post has the details of the Knicks’ hunt for a point guard:
Will Bynum, Aaron Brooks, Devin Harris and Sebastian Telfair are some of the point guards the Knicks reached out to on the first day of free agency. They also sent out a feeler for former Knick Nate Robinson, but a person familiar with the team’s thinking said a reunion is highly unlikely.
The problem for the Knicks is they only have the veteran’s minimum and their $3.19 million mid-level exception to use. C.J. Watson was a name they preferred per Berman, but he went and signed with the Indiana Pacers on the opening day of free agency.
Both Robinson and Harris are not bad options for the Knicks at this point. It does not sound like Robinson would be interested, but he is a safer bet than the erratic Telfair. Bynum and Brooks are solid veteran options as well.
The Knicks have plenty of options when it comes to point guards, just don’t expect a deal soon. The market will have to sort itself out first before one of the players the Knicks have taken a liking to elects to settle for a veteran’s minimum.
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