This Hornets-Knicks trade features Devonte’ Graham, Julius Randle

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The New York Knicks are a team that is off to a surprising start the season. They currently have eight wins and sit in the playoff picture very early on in the season. This would help even more if they had a reliable option at point guard. This is where a team like the Charlotte Hornets can help out.

At the moment, the Knicks are using Elfrid Payton as their premier point guard. Rookie Immanuel Quickley has looked good coming off the bench this season but is not getting a ton of minutes in his first year.

The Knicks passed on Tyrese Haliburton in the draft in favor of Obi Toppin, who has not gotten going this year due to an injury. The Knicks need to look for a trade partner who is deep in the backcourt and could be looking for a big man in return.

Charlotte used third-overall pick in the draft on LaMelo Ball. He joined elite options such as Terry Rozier and Devonte’ Graham in the backcourt of the Hornets. To this point, all three players have been performing well which means that the Hornets could look to move one in a trade. The Knicks are an ideal trade partner because of the assets they would be able to send back.

In this deal, Devonte’ Graham is the player that would be going to New York. Let’s take a look at what it might take for the next to get the point guard that they have needed for years.