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RJ Barrett
RJ Barrett
Position: G
Born: 06/14/00
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:202 lbs. / 91.6 kg.
Salary: $8,231,760
Isaiah Jackson would give the Knicks another pogo stick on both ends of the floor. They had good success in turning Robinson from a guy who jumped at everything to someone who could be pretty reliable at times on defense. They love the guys who stretch the floor vertically, especially if you pair them with RJ Barrett or Julius Randle in a pick-and-roll scenario. However, league sources tell The Athletic the Knicks are looking to package their two first-round picks to move up in the draft, possibly into the mid-lottery.

Knicks willing to trade RJ Barrett in exchange for a star guard

The source told the Daily News that the Knicks are interested in packaging rising star RJ Barrett in a deal for a star guard, like Portland’s Damian Lillard or Washington’s Bradley Beal. If both the Trail Blazers and Wizards are uninterested in a deal, the source says the Knicks are also monitoring Cleveland’s Collin Sexton, Oklahoma City’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Charlotte’s Terry Rozier as younger guards the franchise can fold into its plans for the future.
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His dad, in addition to his feats as a Canadian player, is the general manager of the Canadian national team. RJ doesn’t go into detail on the memories his dad has shared with him from the 2000 Olympics, putting it simply: “He said it’s an experience he’ll never forget.” “Anytime I can give back to my country, that’s what I try to do,” RJ Barrett said. “It’s in my blood. I hope to play as long as I can.”
4 weeks ago via FIBA
Storyline: Olympic Games
Michael Grange: Some interesting names on and not on the 24-player list @CanBball has submitted to FIBA in advance of the Olympic qualifier. Among the NBA contingent expected to be there: Nickeil Walker-Alexander; RJ Barrett; Lu Dort, Cory Joseph; Trey Lyles; Mychal Mulder; Dwight Powell and Andrew Wiggins. Dillon Brooks and Oshae Brissett are on the list, but — as reported yesterday — are not playing at the OQT. Among the NBA crowd expected to be there but not on the list: Kelly Olynyk, Khem Birch and — as reported yesterday — Tristan Thompson. Olynyk and Birch are pending free agents. The rest are holdovers from the original list: Anthony Bennett; Andrew Nembhard; Melvin Ejim; Aaron Doornekamp; Kyle Alexander; Trae Bell-Haynes and Andrew Nicholson. Also one name neglected to mention, Isiaha Mike, a pro in Europe.