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Posting and Toasting 14 hours ago
Jimmy Butler in five graphs

Jimmy Butler in five graphs

Big news the other day, everyone. Jimmy Butler is interested in being traded to the New York Knicks! Well ... his first team is the Los Angeles Clippers and then the Knicks ... and also the Brooklyn Afterthoughts Nets. Nevertheless, there is a very slim chance that Butler is either traded to the Knicks or comes in free agency, and there is a 100-percent chance that he is no longer a Timberwolf by the off-season (the latest). Man, remember when the NBA’s smartest fans and reputable local newsmen were clamoring for Tom Thibodeau to be the coach even if it meant that he needed to replace...
Daily Knicks 22 hours ago

New York Knicks: Three reasons to trade for Jimmy Butler

With talent on the roster and money to spend next summer, it might make sense for the New York Knicks to go get Jimmy Butler right now. Jimmy Butler made headlines recently when it was reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania and Jon Krawczynski that the four-time All-Star had requested a trade out of Minnesota, with […] New York Knicks: Three reasons to trade for Jimmy Butler - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Posting and Toasting Sep 20, 2018
The Knicks signed guard Tyrius Walker to an Exhibit 10 contract

The Knicks signed guard Tyrius Walker to an Exhibit 10 contract

Division II guard! Oops. I forgot to mention this amid the flurry of front office press conferences and Jimmy Butler rumors, but the Knicks have signed Tyrius Walker to an Exhibit 10 contract for training camp. Tyrius Walker, who played well for the Knicks in Summer League, has signed a contract with the club, per his agency. https://t.co/CAsusA9E3m— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) September 19, 2018 Who is Tyrius Walker? The 6’1” guard went undrafted out of Division II Morehouse College, and played for the Knicks in Summer League. Walker only saw three games worth of action in Vegas,...
Daily Knicks Sep 20, 2018

New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis extension looms as season nears

The New York Knicks stayed quiet on Kristaps Porzingis’ extension talks, but remain without a timetable on his return to the court, according to Thursday’s press conference. At Thursday’s press conference, New York Knicks president Steve Mills referred to Kristaps Porzingis as the franchise’s “cornerstone.” After the 2017 trade of Carmelo Anthony, the Latvian star […] New York Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis extension looms as season nears - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Posting and Toasting Sep 20, 2018
The Knicks held a press conference...again

The Knicks held a press conference...again

Another riveting Q&A with Steve/Perry and David Fizdale The New York Knickerbockers braintrust had a press conference today. Not this one from earlier in the week, but one with the media asking the pressing questions and issues facing the team. Never-before questions were asked today, pushing the limits of where journalism can go to in the future. Was Porzingis at the training facility this week? Yes. Will Porzingis be offered an extension? “He’s a franchise cornerstone.” Is Joakim Noah going to remain on the Knicks for the remainder of his contract? “Steve Perry have been...
Daily Knicks Sep 19, 2018

New York Knicks: Enes Kanter seemingly supports a Jimmy Butler move

Enes Kanter reacted to the New York Knicks as a preferred destination for Jimmy Butler, who reportedly asked for a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. On Wednesday, Shams Charania and Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reported Jimmy Butler’s request for a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. That’s while ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski added the All-Star’s preferred destinations: […] New York Knicks: Enes Kanter seemingly supports a Jimmy Butler move - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Posting and Toasting Sep 19, 2018
REPORT: Jimmy Butler wants to be traded, Knicks are a preferred destination

REPORT: Jimmy Butler wants to be traded, Knicks are a preferred destination

Interesting... Jimmy Butler’s much-ballyhooed meeting with Tom Thibodeau finally happened on Tuesday, and, well, it’s safe to say it didn’t go all that well for the Timberwolves: Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, league sources tell me and @JonKrawczynski. Butler has given Minnesota a list of one-to-three teams with whom he's open to signing extension, in anticipation of trade.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 19, 2018 From Shams and Jon Krawczynski’s story: Butler and Thibodeau met on Tuesday in Los Angeles to discuss his...
Daily Knicks Sep 19, 2018

Knicks rumors: Jimmy Butler lists NYK as a preferred trade destination

Jimmy Butler of the Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly wants out, and the New York Knicks sit among the three teams on his wishlist. The New York Knicks will have the cap space in 2019 to sign max free agents, with just $70 million committed to the payroll for the 2019-20 season. Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Klay […] Knicks rumors: Jimmy Butler lists NYK as a preferred trade destination - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Knicks Sep 19, 2018

New York Knicks: A recent history of traded first-round picks

The New York Knicks have sent more than a few first-round picks away in trades over the years. At Monday’s town hall event, New York Knicks executive Steve Mills said the team will not trade first round picks. It’s consistent with the stance of the past few years, without a top selection moved since 2014. However, […] New York Knicks: A recent history of traded first-round picks - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Knicks Sep 18, 2018

Knicks rumors: Courtney Lee prefers trade to a playoff team or contender

Courtney Lee reportedly wants to move away from the New York Knicks and to a playoff team or contender. When Courtney Lee joined the New York Knicks in 2016, he benefited from the cap spike and signed a four-year, $48 million deal as arguably one of Phil Jackson’s best moves as president of basketball operations. […] Knicks rumors: Courtney Lee prefers trade to a playoff team or contender - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Sep 18, 2018
Knicks rumors: Courtney Lee wants to be traded to a contender

Knicks rumors: Courtney Lee wants to be traded to a contender

Veteran shooting guard Courtney Lee wants the New York Knicks to trade him to a playoff team or a contender, according to a report from Marc Berman of The New York Post. Lee, 32, has two years and $25 million left on his contract. The 10-year veteran signed a four-year, $48 million free agent deal with […] The post Knicks rumors: Courtney Lee wants to be traded to a contender appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 19, 2018
Courtney Lee refutes reports that he wants to be shipped to a contender

Courtney Lee refutes reports that he wants to be shipped to a contender

Reports earlier revealed that Courtney Lee wants out of the New York Knicks. However, the swingman quickly refuted such reports of him wanting to be shipped to a contender. As per Ian Begley of ESPN, Lee expressed his desire to stay with the Knicks, contrary to previous reports that he requested a trade. On the […] The post Courtney Lee refutes reports that he wants to be shipped to a contender appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Sep 19, 2018

New York Knicks: 4 potential landing spots for Courtney Lee

The New York Knicks are reportedly shopping Courtney Lee despite him not asking for a trade. Here are four potential landing spots for Lee should he be traded. Coming into the 2018 NBA offseason, the New York Knicks had some clear goals. They wanted to clean up their future salary cap and continue adding more […] New York Knicks: 4 potential landing spots for Courtney Lee - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Sep 19, 2018
Philly not interested in acquiring Courtney Lee from Knicks

Philly not interested in acquiring Courtney Lee from Knicks

Contrary to a prior report, the Philadelphia Sixers are reportedly not interested in acquiring New York Knicks shooting guard Courtney Lee, according to Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer. Lee was recently rumored to want out of The Big Apple after the Knicks could potentially have another year of development without star Kristaps Porzingis for […] The post Philly not interested in acquiring Courtney Lee from Knicks appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 19, 2018
Report: Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler prefers trade to Knicks, Clippers, Nets

Report: Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler prefers trade to Knicks, Clippers, Nets

Jimmy Butler revealed his preferred trade destinations to the Minnesota Timberwolves’ front office, citing the New York Knicks, the L.A. Clippers, and the Brooklyn Nets as his ideal landing spots, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. All three teams are slated to have the sufficient salary cap to ink Butler to a max deal in the […] The post Report: Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler prefers trade to Knicks, Clippers, Nets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Lakers Nation Sep 19, 2018
NBA Rumors: Knicks, Nets And Clippers On List Of Teams Jimmy Butler Would Sign Contract Extension With If Traded To

NBA Rumors: Knicks, Nets And Clippers On List Of Teams Jimmy Butler Would Sign Contract Extension With If Traded To

Jimmy Butler joined Kawhi Leonard as a disgruntled All-Star who sought a trade. Like Leonard with Gregg Popovich... Continue reading NBA Rumors: Knicks, Nets And Clippers On List Of Teams Jimmy Butler Would Sign Contract Extension With If Traded To at Lakers Nation.
NetsDaily Sep 19, 2018
WOJ: Nets among preferred trade destinations for Jimmy Butler

WOJ: Nets among preferred trade destinations for Jimmy Butler

This is a breaking story which will be updated. Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Jimmy Butler has requested a trade and that the Nets, along with the Knicks and Clippers. Butler met with Timberwolves president of Basketball Operations Wednesday in Los Angeles
ClutchPoints Sep 19, 2018
Enes Kanter reacts to Jimmy Butler’s trade request

Enes Kanter reacts to Jimmy Butler’s trade request

The NBA world is in a frenzy after news broke that Jimmy Butler wants a trade out of Minnesota, and that world includes Knicks big man Enes Kanter. The Timberwolves star has three teams he’d be willing to sign an extension with: the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers, and Brooklyn Nets. Now that it’s […] The post Enes Kanter reacts to Jimmy Butler’s trade request appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 19, 2018
Report: LeBron James’ decision to join Lakers made them less appealing for Jimmy Butler

Report: LeBron James’ decision to join Lakers made them less appealing for Jimmy Butler

LeBron James’ arrival to the Los Angeles Lakers has made the franchise less appealing of a spot for Jimmy Butler, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and his three preferred destinations are the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks. At one point, Butler reportedly […] The post Report: LeBron James’ decision to join Lakers made them less appealing for Jimmy Butler appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Sep 19, 2018
Should the Sixers go after Jimmy Butler?

Should the Sixers go after Jimmy Butler?

It sounds like the Timberwolves All-Star might want to get moved. Should the Sixers have interest? According to The Athletic’s Jon Krawczynski and Shams Charania, Timberwolves All-Star wing Jimmy Butler, who has been rumored to be unhappy in Minnesota over the last 12 months, has requested a trade. Butler would like to be moved before the start of training camp, and has three preferred destinations: the New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers. It seems that Butler is focused on playing in a big market, and for a team with significant salary cap flexibility. While the...
Pounding The Rock Sep 19, 2018
Jimmy Butler’s trade request could be great for the Spurs

Jimmy Butler’s trade request could be great for the Spurs

A disgruntled superstar wing asking to be traded brings back bad memories, but this time it might actually help the Spurs. Just when it looked like the NBA’s offseason was essentially over, some huge news surfaced to shook us all out of our September stupor. Timberwolves star wing Jimmy Butler has asked for a trade after meeting with team officials and is hoping to land with the Knicks, Nets or Clippers, according to The Athletic’s Sam Amick and Shams Charania. This development doesn’t exactly come out of nowhere. There were murmurs about turmoil in Minnesota all last season, and...
ClutchPoints Sep 20, 2018
Timberwolves players began hearing whispers of Jimmy Butler’s trade request a week before it happened

Timberwolves players began hearing whispers of Jimmy Butler’s trade request a week before it happened

In Jimmy Butler’s meeting with Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau, the 29-year-old requested for a trade. But prior to the meeting, Minnesota’s players already heard whispers with regard to Butler’s wishes, per Shams Charania of The Athletic. In the said meeting, Butler listed the Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, and L.A. Clippers as his next […] The post Timberwolves players began hearing whispers of Jimmy Butler’s trade request a week before it happened appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Sep 20, 2018
The impact of a Jimmy Butler trade on the Boston Celtics

The impact of a Jimmy Butler trade on the Boston Celtics

If Butler isn’t coming to Boston, why does it matter to the Celtics? Tensions have been simmering with the Minnesota Timberwolves for most of the summer and things finally hit a boiling point on Wednesday. Jimmy Butler met with Tom Thibodeau and requested a trade from the Wolves. His desired list of teams reportedly includes the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks. What does this have to do with the Boston Celtics? More than it might seem at first glance. Let’s start with the Nets and Knicks, who share space in the country’s largest city. They also share a recent...
ClutchPoints Sep 20, 2018
Jimmy Butler and Wolves trade breakdown: Nets, Clippers, Knicks with asset returns

Jimmy Butler and Wolves trade breakdown: Nets, Clippers, Knicks with asset returns

On Wednesday, Jimmy Butler broke the NBA community, as news was leaked he demanded a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. According to the numerous reports, the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks are his preferred landing spots. In an effort to provide detailed information, at least in terms of projections, our writers […] The post Jimmy Butler and Wolves trade breakdown: Nets, Clippers, Knicks with asset returns appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Sep 20, 2018

New York Knicks: 3 reasons not to trade for Jimmy Butler

The New York Knicks were named as one of Jimmy Butler’s preferred landing spots. However, the Knicks should avoid the temptation of trading for him for these three reasons. The New York Knicks have been a popular team in rumors recently. First, it was reported that New York would be in the running for Kyrie […] New York Knicks: 3 reasons not to trade for Jimmy Butler - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Sep 20, 2018
New York unlikely to trade for Jimmy Butler, as front office refuses to relinquish draft picks

New York unlikely to trade for Jimmy Butler, as front office refuses to relinquish draft picks

The New York Knicks are one the three handpicked destinations Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler mentioned in his meeting with coach Tom Thibodeau and general manager Scott Layden on Tuesday. While they are a big market that has proved to garner some attention from soon-to-be free agents, it’s unlikely they will make a move for […] The post New York unlikely to trade for Jimmy Butler, as front office refuses to relinquish draft picks appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 20, 2018
Knicks hoping to deal Courtney Lee to create cap space

Knicks hoping to deal Courtney Lee to create cap space

Shortly after rumors of his desire to leave New York for a contender arose, Marc Berman of The New York Post reports that the Knicks are looking to trade shooting guard Courtney Lee in hopes to garner even more cap space. The Knicks will likely take some kind of loss after agreeing to a buyout […] The post Knicks hoping to deal Courtney Lee to create cap space appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Sep 20, 2018
Pundits suggest Blazers make a Jimmy Butler trade offer

Pundits suggest Blazers make a Jimmy Butler trade offer

Butler’s request out of Minnesota has led NBA writers to name Portland as a team that should call the Wolves with an offer. Following days of speculation, Minnesota wing Jimmy Butler has officially told Timberwolves brass that he wants out. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, his three teams of choice are the LA Clippers, New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets, with the sole West Coast franchise as his preferred destination. Minnesota's Jimmy Butler is most determined to find a way to the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources tell ESPN. The appeal of partnering with a second star - the...
Hoops Habit 19 hours ago

New York Knicks: 3 reasons to trade for Jimmy Butler

It has just been confirmed that Jimmy Butler would like to be traded to the New York Knicks. Here are three reasons why NY should trade for him. It appears that the Minnesota Timberwolves’ last-effort meeting with superstar Jimmy Butler did not go according to plan. Butler has requested a trade away from the team and […] New York Knicks: 3 reasons to trade for Jimmy Butler - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints 18 hours ago
Potential Knicks package for Jimmy Butler not enough for Tom Thibodeau, Timberwolves

Potential Knicks package for Jimmy Butler not enough for Tom Thibodeau, Timberwolves

The New York Knicks front office has been resistant to offer any “assets” in any transaction made throughout the NBA season, including any deals for Minnesota Timberwolves estranged swingman Jimmy Butler, who requested a trade during a Tuesday meeting in Los Angeles. Any package they could ready up, given their restrictions, would not be enough […] The post Potential Knicks package for Jimmy Butler not enough for Tom Thibodeau, Timberwolves appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge 16 hours ago
Timberwolves Reportedly Rebuffing Jimmy Butler Trade Offers

Timberwolves Reportedly Rebuffing Jimmy Butler Trade Offers

The league is interested, but so far the ‘Wolves are saying no. The Minnesota Timberwolves are not listening to trade offers for All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN cites league sources, reporting that Head Coach Tom Thibodeau “doesn’t want to trade Butler, especially in a scenario that would imperil the franchise’s ability to reach the playoffs for a second straight year”. Butler met with Timberwolves executives earlier this week, causing a stir by requesting a trade. Wojnarowski reported that the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, and New York Knicks...
ClutchPoints 7 hours ago
Clippers, Knicks, and Nets could all trade for Jimmy Butler ‘under the right circumstances’

Clippers, Knicks, and Nets could all trade for Jimmy Butler ‘under the right circumstances’

Four-time All-Star small forward Jimmy Butler, who has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, reportedly prefers to play for either the L.A. Clippers, New York Knicks or Brooklyn Nets. All three teams could be willing to trade for Butler before the 2018-19 season starts under the right circumstances, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski […] The post Clippers, Knicks, and Nets could all trade for Jimmy Butler ‘under the right circumstances’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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