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Knicks rookie Kevin Knox admits he wanted to play with Kristaps Porzingis

Knicks rookie Kevin Knox admits he wanted to play with Kristaps Porzingis Knicks rookie Kevin Knox admits he wanted to play with Kristaps Porzingis
Noah Ferguson | 14 February, 2019, 16:36

Durant has a player option for this summer and he is expected to explore his options in the free agent market.

Calling it nothing more than a marketing tool, the New York Knicks have nonetheless deleted a game action photo of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant and Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson from their website after it was used in a ticket sales promotion. So much so, they're already trying to sell him to season ticket holders.

Hard to imagine that this particular photo choice was an unintentional oversight.

After not speaking to the media for nine days, the Warriors star blew up on the media for speculating on his upcoming free agency plans - which could include the Knicks - during a press conference last week after the Warriors demolished the Spurs. "To be clear, it was one of several rotating photos on the website", according to the statement.

The Knicks, after trading away Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks and waiving Enes Kanter, will have two spots on its roster available to offer players max deals this summer.

Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Porzingis who met with the Knicks before being acquired by the Mavs on January 31, gave NY a short list of teams that he desired to be traded to, which included the Raptors. Kevin Durant, for example, could be one of those free agents.

"I have nothing to do with the Knicks", Durant said in a lengthy rant directed at the media last week. So I was just letting them know what I want to talk about when come into practice, before shoot-around or after a game.

Mind you, the business side of basketball is just as important as the game these days.

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