The New York Knicks were supposed to be quiet at the deadline, at least according to all the reports over the All-Star Weekend. But straight out of the gate on Monday the team is wheeling and dealing, with reports that they’re offering substantial packages to other teams.
According to Ian Begley from ESPNNewYork.com, the Knicks are offering up Iman Shumpert, Raymond Felton and Beno Udrih both individually and as a package.
The Knicks are offering packages including Iman Shumpert, Raymond Felton and Beno Udrih, sources say. They have been reluctant to include sharp-shooting rookie Tim Hardaway Jr. or a future first-round draft pick in any deal. One of those two pieces are believed to be a prerequisite for Toronto to consider giving up Lowry.
It seems that the Knicks have refocused their attempts to acquire Kyle Lowry before the deadline arrives and passes. They and a chance to get him earlier this year but pulled out of talks. It now appears the Knicks want him again and are ready to give up almost everything the Raptors want in return.