The Knicks and the Kings have reached a deal to send Sacramento vice president Scott Perry to New York, where he will become the team’s new general manager, according to USA Today’s Sam Amick. The deal was first reported on Thursday by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Sacramento will receive a 2019 second round pick and cash considerations, Amick reports. What pick that will be is complicated — the Knicks owe their 2019 pick to Philadelphia, but they are set to receive the two worse picks from Cleveland, Houston and Orlando’s 2019 second round selections. Of those two — like Cleveland and Houston — the Kings will get the best one. In short, it’s likely to be a bottom-10 2019 selection.
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Want some good Jazz news? They signed Thabo Sefolosha, Jonas Jerebko, Ekpe Udoh, and Ekpe Udoh’s book club. More importantly, Donovan Mitchell looks like a solid young Gordon Hayward replacement.
Rose eventually suffered a minor torn meniscus that cut his season short in early April. The contract is a severe drop-off in pay for Rose, who collected $21.3 million from the Knicks last year.
The Cavaliers were trounced by the Golden State Warriors in USA Cheap Jerseys last year’s NBA Finals, and ever since, the focus has been on improving a roster that was Wholesale NFL Jerseys Supply almost swept on the league’s biggest stage.
The Sacramento Kings hired Scott Perry three months ago and proceeded to have their best run of player acquisition (on paper, at least) in a decade. Perry came in after working with Rob Hennigan in OKC and Orlando. The Magic didn’t fare too well under their watch, but Perry led strong NBA draft work for Sacramento and helped bring in veterans who have Kings fans feeling good about the future.
The Knicks, in desperate want of competence in the front office, liked what they saw. Being the Knicks GM is Perry’s dream job. As such, the Kings let him interview and he got the job. According to Woj, the Kings and Knicks are now just working out compensation.
After scoring just 21 points in his first five games, Ennis exploded for 20 points in the second quarter alone against the L.A. Clippers in the Golden State Warriors’ 109-100 win to finish up their run in the 2017 Las Vegas Summer League.
Ennis finished the game with a game-high 35 points, including a Vegas Summer League record eight threes. In addition to setting the 3-point record, Ennis’ 35 points is the second most points scored in a game in Vegas this summer so far.
Ennis went into halftime with 23 points after shooting 6-for-9 from the 3-point line in the first half. As this was the final game for both teams after Wholesale NBA Jerseys losses in the second round of the Las Vegas Summer League Tournament, Ennis UK Cheap Jerseys provided just the type of spark this completely meaningless game needed.
Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland. The 25-year-old point guard requested a trade from the Cavaliers in a meeting with ownership last week, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.
Irving wants to leave Cleveland so he can be the “focal point” somewhere else, per Windhorst. Irving “no longer wants to play alongside LeBron James,” according to the report.
The trade: Anthony to Houston, Ryan Anderson/Kevin Love and possibly additional assets to Miami, Ryan Kelly to New York
(ESPN fails the trade because it still sees Chris Bosh on the Heatˇs roster, but the NBA has ruled that his salary will be cleared off Miamiˇs books when the moratorium ends and the new salary cap officially begins.)
The Heat are taking a player for free into their cap space either Anderson or Love, both which could be useful in Miami under Erik Spoelstra. ESPNˇs Zach Lowe reported that most teams want two first rounders to take Anderson in a salary dump, so if Houston can convince Miami into taking him for just one (in 2020), maybe this could work for the Rockets.
Chances this trade happens: 4 out of 10. Itˇs really hard to make Super Cheap Jerseys China three-team trades, since thereˇs a 50 percent better chance that one team will unexpectedly change their mind and call it off. This one seems like the best shot, but Wholesale Jerseys Cheap the best odds are still that Anthony remains in New York next season.