In addition to some playoff hopes, the San Antonio Spurs have shown some interest in trading for New York Knicks forward Evan Fournier, according to SNY.tv’s Ian Begley.
As Begley points out, Fournier shares an agent with fellow Frenchman Victor Wembanyama, the No. 1 pick. 1 overall since last month’s draft. Fournier spoke last week that he was intrigued by the possibility of joining San Antonio.
The 30-year-old’s pseudo-expiring $18.9 million contract (he has a team option worth $19 million in 2024-25) would not be viewed favorably by rival teams after he was pulled from New York’s rotation. York at the start of last season. Fournier appeared in just 27 games in 2022-23, averaging 6.1 PPG and 1.8 RPG while shooting career worst 40.4% on twos and 30.7% on threes.