Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina confirmed Wednesday that the staff didn’t focus on a contract extension with him earlier than Sunday’s deadline and reacted to his unsure future.
SNY’s Ian Begley reported Tuesday that the Knicks didn’t focus on any attainable contract extension with Ntilikina.
“It’s what it’s,” Ntilikina instructed reporters on Wednesday through Zoom. “I’m extra targeted on the sport and season. That’s what the primary focus is — on getting higher every single day and (to) attempt to make our objectives profitable.”
Ntilikina is about to change into a restricted free agent subsequent summer time, when the Knicks could have the chance to match any supply he will get from one other staff.
Along with his contract state of affairs, it is also unclear what Ntilikina’s function shall be this season in a again courtroom that’s stuffed with different gamers reminiscent of Immanuel Quickley, Elfrid Payton, and Dennis Smith Jr.