Sport Report: Knicks, Lakers are suitors for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

21:25  21 november  2020
21:25  21 november  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Kentavious Caldwell - Pope - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA. 11/16 As expected, Lakers veterans Anthony Davis, Kentavious Caldwell - Pope , and Rajon Rondo are officially opting out of their contracts in order to reach free

Lakers ' Kentavious Caldwell - Pope can practice, play under work-release program. The Times reported that Caldwell - Pope failed to comply with an order that required him to submit to mandatory Caldwell - Pope was not with the Lakers during their light workout in Oakland, California, on Thursday

The New York Knicks are still looking for a way to use all their cap space, and they appear to be pursuing a new option.

a man holding a ball: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope © Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

The Knicks are interested in free-agent guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, according to Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times. However, the Lakers remain interested as well, despite already making additions to their backcourt.

Money will be a factor here. Turner makes clear that Caldwell-Pope is looking for the “right price.” It’s not known what that might be, but the Knicks have roughly $40 million in cap space to work with. The Lakers, however, retain Caldwell-Pope’s Bird rights.

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Early in the second quarter of the New York Knicks ' matchup with the Los Angeles Lakers , Kentavious Caldwell - Pope was out on the fastbreak and It's extremely unlikely that Portis was trying to injure the Lakers guard, but this play was reckless and deserving of an ejection. And on some level

Caldwell - Pope , after rubbing the sides of his head while being attended to by Lakers head athletic trainer Nina Hsieh as he stayed on the floor, subbed out of the The Lakers said that Caldwell - Pope underwent a concussion evaluation, which was negative. He checked back in with 2:21 remaining in

There was some thought that the Lakers’ activity so far might make them less likely to re-sign KCP. For now, it appears they’re undeterred, and they’re certainly more of a title contender than the Knicks are if that matters to the veteran guard.

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