And according to SNY’s Ian Begley, LaVar isn’t the only person one who wants to see the 6-foot-7 guard in blue and orange next season. Addressed in his most recent Knicks mailbag, Begley is hearing from sources that there are others in LaMelo Ball’s circle — outside of LaVar — who would love to see him end up in New York. It’s unknown who exactly that is, but LaMelo to the Knicks would make a lot of sense. For one, the Knicks need a new point guard, and that seems to be the way they’re looking. A source confirmed to SNY that Ball is the top point guard option on the Knicks’ draft board this summer. “I’d guess most teams do,” an opposing scout said about Ball.
They were close to hiring Steve Kerr before he decided to take a job with Golden State. The Knicks also reached an advanced state of negotiations with Milwaukee’s Mike Budenholzer before hiring David Fizdale. Discussions between the Knicks and Budenholzer in the 2018 offseason advanced to a point where some people who would have come with Budenholzer to New York were talking about places to live in the city because they felt Budenholzer was close to taking the job, per SNY sources. Prior to Budenholzer’s interview with the Knicks, the New York Post reported that New York was Budenholzer’s top choice entering the offseason.
The Nets announced Saturday they will open HSS Training Center for voluntary player workouts May 26. The Knicks, when contacted by The Post, did not have a comment on the news. According to a source, the Knicks are still receiving clarification from the NBA. Twenty-one teams have opened their facilities for voluntary workouts after the NBA announced it would allow franchises to do so in accordance with their local government.
Storyline: Season Resuming?
The Nets announced Saturday they will open HSS Training Center for voluntary player workouts May 26. The Knicks, when contacted by The Post, did not have a comment on the news. According to a source, the Knicks are still receiving clarification from the NBA. Twenty-one teams have opened their facilities for voluntary workouts after the NBA announced it would allow franchises to do so in accordance with their local government.
Storyline: Season Resuming?