Ronnie Brewer being dealt to the Oklahoma City Thunder was not the only change going on in New York at Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline.
The Knicks used their time wisely in signing veteran forward Kenyon Martin to a 10-day contract and the deal is expected to be completed by early next week. New York has been in need of big man help and talk of Martin joining the Knicks has been floated about over the last few months, so it is not a shocker the two sides reached an agreement.
But while head coach Mike Woodson loves the passion the 12-year pro brings to the mix, this will also be an experiment in keeping cool under pressure and maintaining the health of the oldest team in the league.
"We've always liked Kenyon," Knicks GM Glen Grunwald said about the 35-year old Martin, who spent last season with the Los Angeles Clippers where he averaged 5.2 points, 4.3 rebounds and one block in 22.4 minutes over 42 games.
"He's a great competitor and a good defender and he's played with num...