The Knicks have “explored the likelihood” of buying and selling for Cleveland Cavaliers middle Andre Drummond and probably providing him a multiyear deal after a buyout is executed, experiences Shams Charania of The Athletic.
The 27-year-old Drummond has not performed for the Cavs since Feb. 12 as Cleveland pursues a commerce.
Per SNY’s Ian Begley, the Knicks spoke to the Detroit Pistons final season a couple of Drummond commerce earlier than he was dealt to the Cavs.
Drummond was averaging 17.5 factors and 13.5 rebounds whereas taking part in 28.9 minutes per sport in 25 video games this season earlier than he wound up on the buying and selling block.
He’s incomes $28.75 million this season throughout what’s the remaining 12 months of a five-year deal he signed with the Pistons earlier than the 2016-17 season.
The Knicks can use assist at middle as they push for a playoff spot, with Mitchell Robinson nonetheless out resulting from a fractured hand and their solely different legit choices at middle being Nerlens Noel and Taj Gibson.
And it possible would not take a lot to commerce for Drummond, with the Cavs determined to maneuver him.