Lakers and Knicks want Rockets’ Jonny Flynn

Mark J. Miller
Scoop Du Jour

Houston Rockets point guard Jonny Flynn is only 23 years old, but he is a wanted man. The word from ESPN is that both the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers have asked the Rockets about trading for him.

Flynn, who was picked sixth overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2009 draft, was traded during last summer's draft to the Rockets along with Donatas Motiejunas for Brad Miller and the No. 23 and 38 picks along with a future first-round pick.

In the seven games he's played for Houston, he's averaged 3.1 points, 2.4 assists and 1.1 rebounds per game. In his rookie season, Flynn averaged 13.4 points, 4.4 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game.

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