Archive for February 18th, 2010

Thursday, February 18th, 2010
Knicks Rumors & News

“Tracy McGrady and Sergio Rodriguez to NYK; Kevin Martin/Jared Jeffries/swap of 2011 first with Knicks and 2012 first from Knicks to Houston AND Kings get Carl Landry, Joey Dorsey and Larry Hughes‘ expiring contract . . . all just filed to”

Sources say Houston gets Kevin Martin, Jared Jeffries and Jordan Hill. Also the right to swap first-round picks with NYK in 2011 and New York’s first-rounder in 2012.”

It was reported that Donnie Walsh did not want to trade Jordan Hill but he was desperate to move Jared Jeffries and his $6.9 million dollar contract for next season. The Knicks have saved $9.4 million in cap savings and can go after two max players in the off-season.

Tracy McGrady has been working with trainer Tim Grover to get back into shape. Grover,  who trained Michael Jordan, says “put him in uniform and get him out there, T-Mac is ready.” McGrady, has an expiring contract and is only 30 years-old. He  should put fans into the seats and his jersey should be a quick seller.

Sergio Rodriguez was …

T-Mac to the Kings?

“The Kings will acquire Tracy McGrady along with with Carl Landry and Joey Dorsey from Houston for Kevin Martin, Kenny Thomas, Hilton Armstrong and Sergio Rodriguez.”

“Multiple sources told that the Rockets and Kings will spend Thursday trying to make this a three-way deal that lands McGrady with the Knicks, who have been McGrady’s preferred destination ever since he and the Rockets mutually agreed in late December to find the 30-year-old a new team via trade.”

The Knicks have been desperately trying to move the contract of Jared Jeffries who is owed $6.9  million next season.  Also, Sergio Rodriguez is another player who can end up with the Knicks.

The trade deadline is today at 3pm EST.

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