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Knicks news: New York could make another trade with logjam at center

After several years of drama and mediocre basketball, the New York Knicks finally seem to be on a path set for building for the future. The Knicks traded star small forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott, and a 2018 second-round pick.

With Anthony gone, New York can hand the keys of the frachise to budding superstar Kristaps Porzingis. However, there is now a sudden glut of centers on the roster, leaving many to wonder how the team will manage the minutes crunch in their frontcourt.

According to Al Iannazzone of Newsday, the Knicks front office may make another move to clear their center logjam:

Joakim Noah figures to be the big man New York would prefer to move, but his albatross of a contract is nowhere near appealing for teams. Kyle O’Quinn could also be a player on the move, but it is unclear if there is a market for the seldom used big man.

Whether or not the Knicks make a move, it is clear that they are in a rebuild and will be chasing a high draft pick in a top-heavy 2018 draft class. While New York may struggle to pick up wins during the 2017-2018 NBA season, at least there appears to be a plan going forward.