The Knicks and free-agent center Earl Barron who joined the team late last season have strong mutual interest according to a source close to the player.
"He wants to be back in New York. There has been a lot of interest and that's with them and with them to us" the source said. "I think it's just going to be one of those wait situations where I think the signing of Jeremy Tyler didn't really knock [Barron] out of it but it slowed the process up for him for sure."
"But Earl wants to be a Knick. He's waiting for the Knicks to pull the trigger. He thinks that the Knicks will have a chance to win a championship and he wants to be a part of it."
While the Knicks signed Tyler 22 to a two-year non-guaranteed contract they still could use a seasoned backup center like the 7-0 Barron a solid rebounder and rim protector who could play key minutes off the bench depending on the matchup. That's especially true for when the Knicks face the Ne...