The New York Knicks have been looking for backup point guard help on the NBA free agency market for quite some time now, but have had little success because the team is so strapped for cash.
It’s now down to just a few names that actually fall into the Knicks price range. Beno Udrih is one option for the Knicks, but don’t sleep on the team landing Mo Williams either. Williams has been linked to the Miami Heat, but Marc Berman of the New York Post says the Knicks have an interest as well:
Still, the Knicks would be extremely lucky if they can land Udrih — a 6-foot- 3 point guard from Slovenia who averaged 8.2 points and 4.6 assists in 22.1 minutes per game for Milwaukee and Orlando.
The Knicks, who are only able to offer minimum contracts, also are interested in Mo Williams but it is more likely he signs with Miami if it comes down to a minimum deal.
Berman says Williams will go to Miami if only getting a minimum deal. If that is the case, it should tell you how veteran players feel about the Knicks and their chances to win a championship.
The Knicks appear to be in a good situation, but landing one of the two aforementioned players here is pretty important so the team has someone to soak up minutes off the bench. Quality depth wins championships, not the biggest payroll.
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