There was progress made on talks Wednesday between the Knicks and the Clippers that centered around a trade involving Iman Shumpert.
Another team has emerged as a potential suitor for Shumpert at this late hour on deadline day, though the status of his injury may very well prevent anything from going down before 3 p.m. Eastern.
One thing to keep an eye on with Shumpert: Source says OKC has interest if MCL isn't torn. #Knicks want a first-round pick back for Shumpert
— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) February 20, 2014
Oklahoma City has a trade exception worth $2.3 million, so they could easily absorb Shumpert’s $1.7 million contract, and might be able to remain out of luxury tax territory even after a deal was completed.
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