The Utah Jazz are highly interested in Quentin Grimes

Other names in the NBA continue to swirl in trade rumors and discussions as we approach the looming February 8 deadline. This time it’s the New York Knicks who get involved with a potential player on their roster: Quentin Grimes.

According to a report from SNY’s Ian Begley, the Knicks could be open to trading Grimes in the coming weeks, with the Utah Jazz among a group of teams known to have some interest in the 2022 first-round pick.

The Knicks could trade Quentin Grimes before the February 8 trade deadline, as he will draw interest from opposing teams. The Atlanta Hawks, Memphis Grizzlies, Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets are among the teams interested in the 23-year-old shooting guard… Grimes lost his starting spot to Donte DiVincenzo earlier this season, and his minutes from the bench they decreased. floated. I don’t know if the Knicks will ultimately greenlight a deal involving Grimes, but he has value on the market and it may be in both parties’ best interests to work out a trade. One of the Knicks’ goals at the deadline is to bolster their bench, and Grimes is one of the most valuable trade-eligible players on their roster.

Grimes saw a slight dip in tick during his third season as a pro. Just a season ago, he averaged around 30 minutes a night, while this year he’s just under 20. In 39 games played, he averaged 6.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists.