New York Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani has been ruled out of the FIBA Eurobasket Tournament. Bargnani has been suffering from pneumonia.
The Knicks announced two of their first moves of the offseason on Wednesday, the first day signings could become official under NBA rules.
The Knicks are often too quick to trade away first round picks, since that is the best way for a team to acquire cheap assets. Picks are one of the most valuable NBA assets.
The Knicks and Toronto Raptors are discussing a trade to bring the former No. 1 pick to New York — and it sounds pretty close to a done deal.
The New York Knicks have signed small forward Quentin Richardson for the remainder of the season. Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald made the announcement on Tuesday, one day after the team released Solomon Jones.