New York Knicks: 3 Reasons why Kyle Lowry makes sense

Kyle Lowry, New York Knicks. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Lowry can attract even more players to the New York Knicks

The Knicks are set up to have the most cap space in the league this upcoming off-season which could end up attracting multiple free agents.

While this free-agent class isn’t too packed with All-Stars, it does have some notable names besides Kyle Lowry. Kawhi Leonard, DeMar Derozan, Chris Paul, John Collins are just a few to keep an eye on.

Out of those names, Kawhi Leonard obviously sticks out, but so does DeMar DeRozan. If the Knicks go all-in on a deal for Lowry, it also has the potential to entice a Leonard or DeRozan.

A dream scenario.

Is Kawhi Leonard a long shot, 100%, nevermind more like 1000000%. If the Clippers have another disappointing postseason, who knows what the unreadable Kawhi Leonard will be thinking.

Let’s not forget Lowry and Leonard won an NBA championship with Toronto just two seasons ago. The two of them reunite on the Knicks? We can definitely dream Knicks fans. Before anyone roasts me, I am NOT saying this is likely.

A more realistic option.

DeMar DeRozan, also known as one of Kyle Lowry’s best friends from their days with the Raptors is also set to be a free agent.

Now if we are being realistic, I can see the Knicks bringing in both Kyle Lowry and Demar Derozan to help boost the Knicks into title contention.

Demar Derozan is no Kawhi Leonard but he is still a very strong player who the Knicks could really use. He is averaging 21.4 points and 7.1 assists per game with the San Antonio Spurs.

Imagine a starting five consisting of Kyle Lowry, RJ Barrett, Demar Derozan, Julius Randle, Mitchell Robinson. Tell me that lineup isn’t contending for the Eastern Conference, I will argue that every day of the week.