Cam Reddish has landed outdoors the Knicks’ rotation, and he probably may very well be headed out of New York.
But after sitting out his second consecutive sport Wednesday night time, Reddish mentioned a number of instances that he hasn’t requested the Knicks to maneuver him.
“I haven’t requested any trades. I have not,” Reddish mentioned after the Knicks’ 113-89 win over the Hawks, his former crew. “Y’all seem to know more than me, for real. I don’t know what y’all talking about, but I haven’t requested no trade, nothing like that.”
The Knicks have tried to connect Reddish to a trade seeking to dump the $18 million wage of Evan Fournier, who hasn’t performed since Nov. 13, based on The Athletic. Another report printed Wednesday said the Knicks have been working with Reddish’s representatives to seek out a trade companion.
Reddish was acquired within the January deal that despatched a first-round choose to the Hawks, and he’d appeared in every of the Knicks’ first 19 video games this season. He made eight begins earlier than lacking three video games in late November with a groin difficulty.
With Quentin Grimes taking up the beginning taking pictures guard position in his absence, a wholesome Reddish — and Derrick Rose — had been disregarded of Tom Thibodeau’s nine-man rotation in each Sunday’s residence win over the Cavaliers and in Wednesday’s sport.
“I’m not sure [why]. I’m not the one to ask. I’m not really sure to be honest with you,” mentioned Reddish, who shall be a restricted free agent after this season. “I used to be doing what I might to the very best of my capability on either side of the ground. I’m gonna say it once more, all the different stuff is out of my management.
“My role, all that stuff, isn’t necessarily up to me. I’m just coming in and doing what I’m told to do. … I’ll roll with what Coach say, and that’s that.”
Obi Toppin didn’t return to the sport after halftime with what the Knicks mentioned is a sore proper knee.
RJ Barrett, who signed a four-year extension value $107 million assured over the summer season, on AL MVP Aaron Judge staying with the Yankees on a nine-year, $360 million deal: “I simply noticed that this morning. That’s enormous. He was nice this year, and all congrats to him.
“It takes me a little second when I see the baseball contracts. I’m like, nine years? Sheesh. We do like four or five. But no, man, congrats to him and happy that he’s staying here for another nine.”