Rumors have actually been drifting around the NBA Twittersphere the last numerous days that the Knicks have an interest in getting veteran point player Chris Paul by means of trade with the Thunder, however the Oklahoma City point player didn’t appear to hold the New york city franchise in especially reverence throughout media accessibility Friday at Madison Square Garden.
Those trade rumors stem from brand-new Knicks brand-new team president Leon Rose as soon as acting as Paul’s representative. ESPN’s Frank Isola stated the Knicks were “gathering intel” on Paul and might perhaps attempt to trade for him this summer season.
The Knicks, according to NBA sources, have actually been collecting intel on All Star Chris Paul and might make a run at him this summer season. Paul, 34, brings a big agreement however he’s had a resurgent season in OKC & & is tested leader. As soon as represented by … Leon Rose.), (He was likewise
— Frank Isola (@TheFrankIsola) March 5,2020
However Paul may not be so crazy about transferring to New york city and and betting such a unpredictable frontoffice His tennis shoes throughout Friday’s game had “Do the Right Thing” composed on them, in referral to the Knicks’ security fiasco with superfan Spike Lee.
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Paul didn’t hesitate from the problem prior to the game, either. He brought it up when inquired about the trade rumors; his action likewise indicated frustration in how the Knicks managed the Lee circumstance.
“They’re trying to take attention away from that Spike Lee stuff,” Paul stated to a league staff member in front of SNY video cameras.
Paul stated he was preparing for a conference with Lee, who stated he would not go to any Knicks home games the rest of the season over his disagreement with team owner James Dolan.
“I talked to Spike a couple days ago, actually looking forward to him being here at the game to watch me play because I hadn’t played here in two years,” Paul stated. “I was excited to see Spike.”
Chris Paul had “Do the Right Thing” on his tennis shoes at MSG for Spike Lee.
“I talked to Spike a couple days ago, actually looking forward to him being here at the game to watch me play because I hadn’t played here in 2 yrs… I was excited to see Spike.”https://t.co/jYf670Z8fS pic.twitter.com/x4Z8aHdCOG
— Mike Vorkunov (@MikeVorkunov) March 7,2020