Knicks Considering Martin, Amundson

February 14 2013 at 6:25pm CDT By Ryan Raroque

Alex Kennedy of HoopsWorld writes that the Knicks have had internal discussions about possibly going after Kenyon Martin or Louis Amundson. New York's interest stems from concerns about their frontcourt depth as both Rasheed Wallace and Marcus Camby are yet to return from injuries. Although coach Mike Woodson told reporters that Wallace would be available at some point after the All-Star break, there appears to be some doubt about just how effective he'll be. As for Camby, Woodson said that he really doesn't know when the 38-year-old center will return. 

With their roster currently at 15, the Knicks would have to release one of their guaranteed contracts or find a way to create a roster spot via trade in order to sign a free agent. Should the team stand pat heading up to the trade deadline, Kennedy thinks that New York will wait and see just how productive Wallace will be once he re-joins the lineup before determining whether or not they will look to sign Martin or Amundson for the remainder of the season.  

We've heard that the Lakers and 76ers have also been considering Amundson, whereas Martin doesn't seem to have been drawing much interest outside of New York lately. Kennedy notes that teams will have until April 17, which marks the final day of the regular season, to sign free agents. 

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