The floundering New York Knicks are open for business. It appears the Knicks are ready to move on from the Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier experiment. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported Thursday on NBA Today that the Knicks are willing to trade their prized offseason acquisitions.
The regression of Julius Randle has put the New York Knicks in a tough spot moving forward. Sitting three games below .500 on the season, New York was embarrassed by the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, going down by 30 points at one point in the game.
Nothing worked for the Knicks on Wednesday on national television, sinking further against Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro, and the Heat. On Wednesday, the Miami Heat (31-17) defeated the New York Knicks (23-26) by a final score of 110-96.
On Wednesday, theNew York Knicks traveled to Miami to take on the number one seed in the Eastern Conference. Miami entered the game with 30 wins, including a 17–5 record at home, compared to the Knicks’ 11-12 record away.
Coming off of his first NBA All-Star appearance and a campaign that resulted in his earning of the Most Improved Player of the Year award, Julius Randle has taken a slight step back through the first half of the 2021-2022 season.
The 21-year-old was selected 25th overall by the Los Angeles Clippers in July but was traded to the Knicks to next day. In 14 games this season, Grimes has averaged 3.6 points and 8.5 minutes per contest.