This time around the Knicks are in a much more privileged position to sign a star. There is speculation that this could be Joel Embiid.
Confirming this is Ben Simmons on his podcast with Ryen Russillo “The Knicks are just waiting for Embiid to say it’s time for me to go.” They have their relationships. They have Leon and Wes, who used to be his guys. They have been waiting for this moment, right now. And it’s here”.