17 Oct 2020 20:46:10
Knicks get Brandon Ingram (sign-and-trade 4 years $120 million)

Pelicans get Myles Turner, RJ Barrett, and Doug McDermott

Pacers get Julius Randle, Taj Gibson, the 8th overall pick from NYK, and the 39th overall pick from NOP

The Knicks finally land their All-Star and give themselves a chance at signing a star like Giannis or Kawhi in 2021. They also unload Randle's unpleasant contract.

The Pelicans get a franchise center, a talented young wing to replace Ingram (who also happens to be Zion's best friend), and an expiring contract. Zo/Jrue/Barrett/Zion/Turner looks like a dangerous lineup.

The Pacers appear to be in the midst of a rebuild. They take on Randle's unpleasant contract, but add a lottery pick, a second round pick, and an expiring contract. The Pacers will have serious cap space to work with in 2022 when Randle comes off the books.

1.) 17 Oct 2020
17 Oct 2020 21:18:28
They give up an even better franchise SF for a mid pack Center.

They could get Turner for far less

2.) 17 Oct 2020
17 Oct 2020 21:36:16
Or Knicks can waive several of their players who have contracts that are not guaranteed or have team options, then offer Ingram the max and force New Orleans to match.

3.) 17 Oct 2020
17 Oct 2020 21:49:29
Seems like a simpler Barrett and whoever the Knicks pick at 8 for Ingram makes more sense.

4.) 17 Oct 2020
17 Oct 2020 22:02:39
Since the 39th pick is undercontract, you cannot combine him with Ingram.

5.) 17 Oct 2020
17 Oct 2020 22:52:49
The 39th pick hasn’t even been selected yet, how could it be under-contract? The pick itself can be traded.

6.) 17 Oct 2020
17 Oct 2020 22:54:04
Salaries wouldn’t match in that scenario Bmiller.

7.) 18 Oct 2020
18 Oct 2020 00:29:40
No need to match salaries Knicka waive all their non-guaranteed deals.

8.) 18 Oct 2020
18 Oct 2020 02:37:48
Salaries don’t need to match, the Knicks will have cap space to absorb the max contract.