Cross a big 2015 Free Agent target off the Knicks’ list, and pencil in the Cavaliers as the owners of the new “Big 3” to beat in their conference. Cleveland has reportedly agreed to ship No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins, last year’s No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett, and their 2015 1st round pick to the Minnesota TImberwolves for superstar Kevin Love. Love will reportedly commit to a 5-year, $120 million contract extension as part of the deal. Yahoo was first to report the news.
Coach Woodson still has 2 starting spots open, after saying Wednesday that Felton, Melo, and Chandler are the only players with starting jobs locked up.
The Knicks plan to let Carmelo Anthony pick his teammates when the team has cap space in 2015, if Melo opts into his contract after this season. Melo will have a few stars on the market to pick from, including Rajon Rondo.
Andrea Bargnani has pneumonia, and may not play for his national team this summer.