HoopsHype Earl Barron rumors

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The Milwaukee Bucks have signed center Earl Barron (7-0, 245) to a 10-day contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Barron, 29, appeared in 12 games (six starts) earlier this season with the Phoenix Suns. He averaged 3.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 15.3 minutes. NBA.com

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The Knicks are desperate to get a center by today's 3 p.m. trade deadline after losing Russian rookie starting pivot Timofey Mozgov in the Carmelo Anthony deal. And as reported by The Post last week, the signing of free agent center Earl Barron is the likeliest scenario, though a club official said, "It's not a sure thing." New York Post

February 22, 2011 Updates

The Knicks still need to add a center to offset the loss of Mozgov. They hope to pursue Jared Jeffries if he gets bought out by Houston, former Knicks free agent Earl Barron, or a D-League player. The bigger picture to the trade is having a shot to add a third superstar, either Paul or Utah's Deron Williams in 2012 to compete against Miami's trio of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. New York Post

Billups will replace Felton at point guard, and the club does not look at the swap as a downgrade for the short term. The Knicks still need to add a center to offset the loss of Mozgov. They hope to pursue Jared Jeffries if he gets bought out, ex-Knick Earl Barron or a D-League player. The bigger picture to the trade is having a shot to add a third superstar in Paul or Deron Williams in 2012 to compete against Miami. New York Post

February 17, 2011 Updates

Alex Kennedy: Earl Barron will likely sign a contract after the trade deadline, according to source. The Knicks and Nets are expressing the most interest. Twitter

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The Knicks have shopped around for big men to bolster the frontcourt and have considered bringing back D-League graduate Earl Barron. Turiaf's history of trouble with his left knee (it's been an issue since the end of the 2008-09 season) means the Knicks need to find some insurance. But there's no question that when he's healthy, he's an important part of D'Antoni's rotation. Newsday

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