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After a tough loss on Sunday afternoon the New York Knicks media and fans are all thinking about what the team has to do to get over hump to beat the elite teams? The most valuable trade asset the Knicks have after Melo is the young and financially cheap Iman Shumpert. His skills are still evolving, he’s young and his contract is financially flexible. On the other hand, his trade value has gone down in the last year, because of his devastating knee injury that he is currently recovering from. Frank Isola’s interview with Mike Woodson showed the trade talks have reached the locker room.
While Mike Woodson believes that Iman Shumpert will still be a part of the Knicks this season Woodson also admitted that a potential trade involving the second year guard is “out of my hands.”
The New York Knicks might be looking to upgrade the roster in order to advance in the playoffs, since the Knicks are in “win now” mode, they need to build based on a 3-year window. Any other problem they have is inconsequential. Their three-year window is what management should be looking at. Winning at all costs is what Glen Grunwald and his brain trust should be considering in any trade talks and roster upgrades.
Having said all that, what will the Knicks decide to do before the trade deadline? NY needs to analyze their needs and evaluate their roster.
Peter A – Knickswag
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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo, the Phoenix Suns are once again pursuing Iman Shumpert in a trade. Last year during the year the Suns wanted Iman, but the Knicks never had any inclination of trading him.
Y! Sources: Phoenix Suns pursuing a deal for New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert. tinyurl.com/b8tusbm
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 10, 2013
With the Feb. 21 NBA trade deadline fast approaching, it had been rumored on Saturday night that the Knicks and Suns were talking about a potential trade for Knicks guard Iman Shumpert.
In the initial report by Yahoo! Sports, the Knicks would receive sharpshooter Jared Dudley and a potential future first round pick for Shumpert.
However, ESPN New York reported on Sunday morning that...
For a player that is slumping, Iman Shumpert has a lot of fans within both the New York Knicks locker room and his coaching staff.
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The Phoenix Suns are dangling Jared Dudley and potentially a future first-round pick in an attempt to pry Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks.
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that "the Knicks
have so far shown no inclination to do such a deal." Nor should they.
Shumpert is a young talent on a team loaded with aging veterans. If the Knicks were...
Yahoo! Sports reports the Phoenix Suns are pursuing a trade to acquire Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, whom they passed on in the first round of the 2011 NBA draft. The Suns also pursued the second-year guard in July when they pressured the Knicks to include him in a sign-and-trade for Steve Nash.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports:
As the Phoenix Suns try to reshuffle their...
Carmelo Anthony wasn't happy to hear about rumors surrounding Iman Shumpert that the New York Knicks were tendering trade offers for the struggling swingman.
"He shouldn't be worrying about that," Anthony said. "The Knicks shouldn't even be in trade talks right now."
Shumpert — who has had a rough time since his return from ACL surgery —...
With the February 21st trade deadline approaching, the Suns have been one of the more active teams around the league. It was reported over the weekend that the Suns are trying to trade for Knicks guard Iman Shumpert, and according to Arizona Republic, Phoenix has also shown interest in Utah’s Al Jefferson and Gordon Hayward.
According to Paul Coro, Arizona Republic:
The Suns also...
A rumored trade that would send New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert to the Phoenix Suns for Jared Dudley is "unlikely at this point," according to Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com.
Mike Woodson wasn't able to assure both Iman Shumpert and the public that a trade won't be made between now and the Feb. 21 trade deadline.