Report: Knicks Offering Iman Shumpert
There has been rumors around the NBA that the Knicks are trying to get into the bottom of the first round. But how are they achieving this? By offering Iman Shumpert, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.
Hearing: Knicks have explored possibility of swapping Iman Shumpert for late first-round pick heading into Thursday's draft— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 23, 2014
Links to OKC are inevitable when subject of Shumpert comes up after OKC showed interest in defensive specialist at trade deadline— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 23, 2014
According to Ken Berger of CBS Sports, they're doing this to get Tyler Ennis or P.J. Hairston.
The Oklahoma City Thunder typically don't trade their picks. They believe they have the system to develop players -- Jeremy Lamb and Reggie Jackson. Someone should jump at the offer though.