Knicks, possible trade with the Houston Rockets

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If fans think of the Knicks, one of the first things that comes to mind is Thibodeau and the defense. When fans think of PJ Tucker, it’s usually the first thing that comes to mind too. The Rockets are currently 6 games out of 10th place in the Western Conference, and it seems unlikely they will be able to go on a run to get back into the mix.

They’ve already traded star guard James Harden, released DeMarcus Cousins, and Tucker appears to be next in line.

While Reggie Bullock has done adequate work in the starting lineup this season, Tucker’s tenacity and grit on the perimeter are matched by few in the NBA.

Adapting him to the Knicks would take little or no time, and New York’s ability to shut down teams would become much more frightening.