Knicks willing to move Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier

ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported Thursday that New York is looking to deal its more experienced players to make room for its younger stars. “In conversations this week with teams, the Knicks have expressed a willingness to trade some of their veteran players,” Windhorst said on NBA Today. “That includes Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier, Alec Burks, guys like this.”
Source: Doric Sam @ Bleacher Report

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Tommy Beer @TommyBeer
Per Windy:
“In conversations this week with teams, the Knicks have expressed a willingness to trade some of their veterans” – including Kemba, Fournier and Alec Burks… as NY wants to clear a rotation spot for Cam Reddish PM

Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
Evan Fournier slams Knicks offensive strategy as starting lineup continues to flop…11:26 AM

Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman
ICYMI: #Knicks hammered by #Heat as Julius Randle struggles again, goes silent while Fournier says club must “adapt” #NBA…11:08 AM

Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
Interviewed Bronx’s own NBA great Nate ‘Tiny’ Archibald on his heart transplant, being priced out of doctorate degree, mentoring Kemba Walker and his take on Kyrie Irving…9:05 AM

Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman
#Knicks hammered by #Heat, Julius Randle lays an egg, goes silent again and Evan Fournier says “angry” at getting “dominated like that” #NBA…11:58 PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Thibs rolled with the starters for 6-plus minutes as the Heat went up 26 — Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson. That lineup is minus-11.5 per 100 possessions on the season, but has played the third-most minutes of any lineup in the NBA. – 9:22 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Back to back possessions from Duncan Robinson
Fantastic defense on Kemba on one end
Three off the DHO on the other end
As I said before, this drop coverage favors him heavy – 7:49 PM

Ian Begley @IanBegley
Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier, RJ Barrett, Julius Randle and Mitchell Robinson starting tonight vs MIA, Knicks say. – 7:22 PM

Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman
“Rome wasn’t built in a day”: Kemba Walker stresses patience but could now be Derrick Rose PG stopgap #NBA #Knicks…4:54 PM

Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman
“I feel good at the moment”: But Kemba Walker’s starting Knicks role looks like a Derrick Rose stopgap #Knicks…3:08 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
Kemba Walker this morning tried to make sure he was not misquoted aspiring reporter, Mitchell Robinson who came over and listened to an answer by Walker about balance and shouted, “It’s a battle” Kemba corrects him, “that’s not what I said though, yo.” He left out “Relax, Mitch.” – 2:34 PM

Trey Kerby @treykerby
A hornet named Kemba — overt NBA reference or too much basketball? PM

John Schuhmann @johnschuhmann
Most assists on a single teammate’s 3-pointers…
1. Randle -> Fournier: 60
2. Green -> Curry (GSW): 46
3. Harden -> Mills: 39
3. Mitchell -> Bogdanovic: 39
5. Haliburton -> Hield: 37
6. Lowry -> Robinson: 35 – 12:51 PM

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