If the Knicks trade Toppin they already have the alternative ready

New York Knicks forward Obi Toppin is in progressive trade talks with the Indiana Pacers, as first reported by Marc Stein. If a trade happens and the Knicks don’t get a power forward in return…they are rumored to be looking for the Indiana capital…Is Jericho Sims the next man behind Julius Randle?

Sims was the 58th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, literally leaping over the boards after posting a best-in-class 44.5-inch vertical at the combine. The 24-year-old played just 15.6 minutes per game in 2022 but has shown his versatility at defensive end in the paint and occasionally up front, especially when Mitchell Robinson has missed time with injuries.