The Knicks have checked in with the Pistons regarding the No. 5 pick in the draft, Ian Begley of SNY.tv reports. Cam Reddish‘s name has come up in those conversations but it would take a significant package for Detroit to trade down the lottery. New York owns the No. 11 pick. The Knicks have also reportedly explored trading with the Kings for the No. 4 pick with their eyes on point guard Jaden Ivey.
We have more from the Atlantic Division:
- The Raptors have an early second-round pick at No. 33 and GM Bobby Webster says the team is looking for a “versatile” player at that spot, Josh Lewenberg of TSN Sports tweets. “You kinda know what we’re doing here – versatile, defensive (minded), if they can make a shot; great,” Webster said. “Looking at those types of players typically.”
- Sam Hauser, Yam Madar, Juhann Begarin, Malik Fitts, Juwan Morgan, Matt Ryan and Brodric Thomas will be among the players on the Celtics’ summer league roster, assistant GM Austin Ainge told the Boston Globe’s Adam Himmselbach. Aaron Nesmith might also be on the squad.
- Raptors big men Chris Boucher and Thaddeus Young are headed to free agency and Minnesota might have some interest in both players, Eric Koreen of The Athletic speculates. Koreen breaks down other potential landing spots for the duo if they don’t return to Toronto.