NY Knicks: “Pass or Pursue” on 3 recently proposed trade ideas

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This offseason, the NY Knicks should be looking to capitalize on their unbelievably successful and riveting 2020-21 campaign by making upward trajectory moves.

This past year was an absolute surprise to even the most optimistic of fans, as essentially the same team that won just 21 games the season prior wound up claiming 41 while also nabbing their first postseason berth since 2013 in the process.

The next step for Leon Rose and co. will be to try and find ways to continue bolstering the roster to better complement both the NBA’s Most Improved Player in All-Star power forward, Julius Randle, and Coach of the Year, Tom Thibodeau.

Would you pass or pursue on these recently proposed NY Knicks trades?

Of course, perhaps the most popular course of action for Knicks fans is for the team to utilize their potential total of $53 million in cap space (second most spending power in the league) to try and lure in some of this year’s top available talents.

However, there are some who believe hitting the trade market could be a real possibility for this franchise and, recently, we came across 3 trade ideas proposed by Empire Sports Media that managed to grab our attention.

These concocted packages got the creative juices flowing for us here at DK and, in turn, has enticed up to play a new game we like to call “Pass or Pursue”, where we discuss proposed trades and determine whether it would be wise for the franchise to execute them or if they should simply stand pat.

So, without further adieu, let’s get started: