Knicks GM Steve Mills said the deal helped better balance New York’s roster, which was heavier at shooting guard but not deep at small forward behind Carmelo Anthony.
Reggie Evans is an example of superior will. At 32-years-old, he is the NBA’s ultimate survivor.
Deron Williams had 18 points and 12 assists to lead the Nets, who have lost six straight and 10 of 11. Travis Outlaw added 17 points and nine rebounds, while Brook Lopez had 16 points.
The Warriors seek their seventh win in a row over the Nets and third straight in New Jersey on Wednesday night.
Outlaw scored the final eight points for New Jersey in a 137-136 triple overtime win Saturday night that gave the Nets a sweep of their two games in London.
Paul Pierce is expected to play Wednesday when the Celtics look to continue their dominance of the visiting Nets in the final game before the All-Star break for both clubs.
Manu Ginobili scored 10 of his 22 points in a game-breaking second-half run and the San Antonio Spurs put in another dominant performance with a 102-85 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Monday night.
Carlos Boozer scored 20 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls won for the 12th time in 14 games, pulling away late to beat the New Jersey Nets 90-81 on Friday afternoon.
Andrea Bargnani had 32 points and nine rebounds and Toronto beat New Jersey for the sixth straight time, 98-92 Friday night.
Stephen Jackson scored 25 points and hit four straight free throws in the final 31 seconds of overtime as the Charlotte Bobcats beat the weary New Jersey Nets 91-84 on Friday night.
Back in Ohio following a perfect three-game road trip, the balanced Cavs look to complete a home-and-home sweep of the slumping New Jersey Nets on Wednesday.
Antawn Jamison and Anthony Parker hit late 3-pointers, Cleveland got 52 points from its bench and the Cavaliers won their third straight game, 93-91 over the reeling New Jersey Nets on Tuesday night.
After an ensuing blowout victory allowed most of Orlando’s starters to get even more rest, the Magic look to improve to 3-0 at the Amway Center and win their fifth straight at home against the Nets on Friday night.
D.J. Augustin hit two go-ahead free throws with 30.9 seconds to play and the Charlotte Bobcats won for the first time this season, overcoming a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for an 85-83 decision over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night.
Devin Harris had 21 points and 10 assists, helping the New Jersey Nets stage another late rally in a 106-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.