Yesterday was the deadline for NBA teams to perform options and extensions on player contracts. New York has decided to retain Toney D’s services throughout the 2012-2013 season. He is scheduled to make 2.1 million next season, and a team qualify option in 2013-2014.
The Douglas move seemed like a no-brainer as he will make $2 million in his last season. He also could be a more tradeable asset. Knicks interim general manager Glen Grunwald informed Douglas at the morning walk-through at the team hotel.
“I took it as a positive,’’ said Douglas. “I guess they want me to be here.’’