Sources say Houston, who played for the Knicks for nine years and has seven children with wife Tamara, is looking for a place in Manhattan. We’re told that even though the home is 50 minutes from NYC, Houston wants to be closer to the team and spend less time traveling and more time with his kids.
January 29, 2023 | 2:10 pm EST Update
In fact, when the Bulls have received calls on Caruso, the asking price has been so astronomical, it reiterated a Sun-Times report that Caruso is basically deemed untouchable. “He’s the culture,’’ one source said. Actually, not a bad nickname for Caruso, considering his hustle plays are often plastered throughout the game film.
“High-IQ, knows what’s happening, what’s coming, what he’s going to do, where his man is, is he going over, under?’’ Donovan said. “He really reacts pretty spontaneously and he has such a good feel for it. And then like we’ve all talked about, he throws his body into everything all the time.’’
What he won’t throw himself into? Concerns that he’s a trade piece. “They also said I was getting traded in December,’’ Caruso said of the rumor mill. “I lived in LA for four years [playing for the Lakers], and that’s kind of what happens there. You just play basketball games and be a good teammate until something changes, and if nothing changes you just keep doing what you’re doing.’’