The New York Knicks are watching closely how this could ripple Joel Embiid’s tenure with the team.
Vincent Goodwill’s latest Yahoo Sports piece drops a significant clue, putting the Knicks and Miami Heat at the forefront of the hunt for the current MVP and leading scorer.
“Everyone circles, waiting. The Knicks and Miami keep tabs on everything that’s going on,” Goodwill wrote.
Joel Embiid has been a hot topic for the Knicks since their playoff kickout by the Boston Celtics last season. Given New York’s considerable resources, carrying out an exchange of this magnitude seems plausible. Such a move would give the Knicks the superstar shine they’ve always craved.