Timberwolves president David Kahn has been trying to land Anthony Randolph for nearly a year. He finally got him thanks to what he calls “a favor” he did for the Knicks and Nuggets in the blockbuster Carmelo Anthony trade.
The New York Knicks are a far different team than their last matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves, when they allowed Kevin Love to enjoy one of the best games in NBA history.
The Timberwolves have endured five straight losing seasons. The Knicks have been worse with nine in a row. If there’s any hope to end those streaks this season, it hinges on new power forwards for both.