The New York Knicks have agreed to trade Wayne Ellington, Jeremy Tyler and a 2016 second-round draft pick to the Sacramento Kings for Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw, according to Sam Amick of USA Today Sports.
However, Amick notes that both Tyler and Ellington could still be on the move.
The Kings are expected to waive Tyler and could use the stretch provision on Ellington, who is owed $2.77 million next season, to improve their salary cap situation. But that final decision has not been made.
This isn’t exactly a game-changing trade as none of the guys involved here are really impact players at this point.
Tyler averaged 3.6 points (51.7 percent shooting from the floor) and 2.7 rebounds per game this past season with the Knicks. Ellington averaged 3.2 points (43.7 percent shooting from the floor) and one rebound per game with the Mavericks in 2013-14.
Acy averaged 2.7 points (46.8 percent shooting from the floor) and 3.8 rebounds per game with the Toronto Raptors and Kings. Outlaw might be the best player moving here, yet he posted 5.4 points (39.9 percent shooting from the floor) and 2.7 rebounds per game with Sacramento.
The deal can not be made official until August 25 because Ellington was involved in the trade that sent Tyson Chandler to the Dallas Mavericks earlier this offseason.
On the heels of this trade, Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported that the Knicks might not be done dealing and point guard Pablo Prigioni could be sent elsewhere.
Hearing rumblings Knicks may still trade Prigioni. Say it ain’t so Phil.
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) August 6, 2014