Jose Calderon Rumors
For Grant, who was acquired by the Knicks from the Hawks in a 2015 draft-night trade, much of that mentoring has come from a curious source — his chief competition for playing time: veteran point guard Jose Calderon. That’s how it has been for this new-look Knicks, and they like it. “[Calderon]’s so open, anything you want to bring to him, he’s going to give you advice on it,” Grant says.
For now, however, it’s working and the Grant-Calderon relationship typifies that. “[The young guys] ask a lot and they listen, that’s all you can ask for. There are some guys in the league who, you try to say something, they don’t accept it and you have to walk away. But I think these guys are great,” Calderon says.
Eric Pincus: The ONLY piece the Knicks have to offer legally for Crawford is Jose Calderon. The Knicks can legally trade Cleananthony Early and Langston Galloway, along with Calderon, and well technically Melo who has a no-trade