Anthony Davis trade rumors: Knicks ‘weren’t close’ to having assets needed to acquire star

first_img Lakers free agency rumors: Kyrie Irving ‘wants to play with’ Anthony Davis The Knicks are hoping to have a busy offseason as they’ll reportedly pursue multiple stars. They’ve been linked to Kawhi Leonard, Kemba Walker and Kevin Durant — who ruptured his Achilles during Game 5 of the NBA Finals.New York is expected to pick former Duke star RJ Barrett at No. 3 during the draft Thursday. Anthony Davis trade makes Lakers new 2020 NBA title favorites R.J. Barrett won’t be meeting with any other teams, and says that he wants to be a Knick:”This is the place I want to be, I hope they draft me”— SNY (@SNYtv) June 10, 2019“We’re excited about where we are,’’ Knicks president Steve Mills said last month, via the Post. “We know we’ll get a good player at three. So, it’s something we’re excited about and look forward to. We want to build this team the right way. We’ve always said we’re going to continue to work hard during the draft process. We believe we’re a team that can draft well.’’The Lakers will reportedly pursue Leonard, Walker and Jimmy Butler to pair with LeBron James and Davis, as well. “The Post reported last week the Pelicans didn’t view the Knicks’ young assets as especially attractive in comparison to other Davis suitors, feeling they needed a third team more than any other squad involved.”According to an NBA source, the Knicks ‘weren’t close’ to having a major package to entice New Orleans on a deal.”The Knicks’ offer for Davis would have included the No. 3 pick in the 2019 draft and another future selection. New York also was willing to give New Orleans a “choice” of young players from a group that featured Kevin Knox, Mitchell Robinson, Dennis Smith Jr. and Frank Ntilikina, according to the report.New Orleans, meanwhile, reportedly sent Davis to the Lakers this weekend in exchange for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks. Related News Anthony Davis trade: Who are now the 5 favorites to win the West? The Knicks were hoping to acquire Anthony Davis from the Pelicans. But, they weren’t able to put together a competitive package, according to a report from the New York Post.The report adds:last_img read more

NBTC: NU Bullpups destroy another foe, this time by 64 points

first_imgNazareth School of National University rolled to another romp this time, ripping Calayan Educational Foundation-Lucena to shreds, 120-56, in the 2019 Chooks-to-Go NBTC League National Finals Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Allianz-OCR stakes SEA Games pool berths LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Terrence Fortea continued to have the hot hand as he finished with 28 points on seven 3-pointers to lead NU’s torrid shooting.The Bullpups, who shot 58 percent from the field and scored 28 transition points, advanced to the Fantastic 8 against Letran.Fortea also had three rebounds and four assists while Gerry Abadiano added 15 points and four assists for NU.Meanwhile, La Salle Green Hills-Mandaluyong handily beat Camp David-New Zealand, 102-80.RC Calimag shone with 21 points while Inand Fornilos posted a 15-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Greenies, who return to the Round of 8 for the third year in a row.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Top Flight Hoops-Vancouver also booked a spot in the last 8 after it knocked off NBTC Cebu champion Southwestern University, 83-81.Jerric Palma came off the bench and led all scorers with 22 points while Kit Miramor scored 19 points for Vancouver. Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title The Bullpups have been the most dominant team by far in the tournament after winning their first two games with an average margin of 77 points.They opened their NBTC title defense with a 90-point thrashing of Isabela Colleges-Cauayan on Tuesday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsREAD: NU kicks off NBTC title defense with 90-point rout“We took a break for a while right after the UAAP but we’re just playing really well for the pas two games,” said NU coach Goldwin Monteverde, who steered NU to the UAAP juniors just last month, in Filipino.last_img read more