NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks To Trade Jose Calderon Too?
New York Knicks had acquired Jose Calderon mid season and the other big players like Carmelo Anthony and Phil Jackson had welcomed him with open arms. Everybody was looking forward to Jose Calderon stabilizing the point guard for the Knicks, but it dodn’t go as expected. It is now apparent that Jose needs to be moved to a different team and Knicks are still looking to make trade offs.
It looks like the New York Knicks are really unhappy with the team they put together. They want both Carmelo Anthony and Jose Calderon out of their team. After all Carmelo Anthony has not been up to the mark and Jose Calderon has struggled with triangular offence. What is more Calderon is down this year with an Achilles injury and is now a big heavy load for the team to carry.
Let’s face it. Knicks only have about twenty five million in their tilly and over fifteen million go to keep Calderon for the next two seasons. And what Knicks really want is an elite point guard. And Calderon is showing every sign of not getting that right. And so the Knicks are pursueing players who look like they would deliver on that front. Last heard, Knicks were chasing players like, Rajon Rondo, Goran Dragic, Reggie Jackson, Brandon Knight, and Brandon Jennings. According to Sports World Report, this will cost them and they have very little to spare at the current time.
If they let go of Calderon, they might be able to afford some of those players. It’s a long shot, but they will probably try to go for it. They can also renegotiate with Calderon for a less pricey deal, but the deal may or may not work out. Calderon, it is rumored, is being courted by the Clippers and the Wolves.
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