Knicks Looking at Raymond Felton?

by July 06, 2010
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Now that Duhon is gone, the Knicks are in need of a point guard. And Raymond Felton may be the man for the job, though the Charlotte Observer has its doubts: “The Knicks will take a hard look at signing Raymond Felton, but don’t be surprised if Luke Ridnour becomes their point guard, after New York committed to a huge contract for Amare Stoudemire. They like Felton. But they’d prefer to sign a point guard to a short-term deal, and that probably isn’t to Felton’s benefit. Ridnour has fewer options, so he’d logically take the chance for the exposure he’d get as a starter in New York. Many of you keep asking me if there’s a sign-and-trade for Felton, and you don’t want to hear the answer: Between the Bobcats’ salary-cap problems and Felton’s middling status in this free-agent class, a sign-and-trade is problematic and unlkely. They’ll probably lose him for nothing, but starting over — even if it means losing the pick he was — might be the best course.”