Rivalries make professional sports more fun. An ordinary NBA regular-season game can take on new life when the two teams have a history.
The New York Knicks and Miami Heat surely have one. Throughout the 90s, both of these teams were mainstays in the NBA playoffs. They faced off in more than one series, resulting in some legendary battles.
Those days have long passed. The Heat have remained a staple of the NBA playoffs. On the other hand, the Knicks rarely find themselves there. After a disappointing 2021-22 season, it’s hard to predict where this team will find themselves next.
Realistically, they’d love to trade for a star-level contributor. A player who can generate his own offense reliably would do wonders for this team’s attack.
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Could they call up their old rivals about making a deal this summer? If they did, there’s a good chance they’d be asking about Tyler Herro.
Here’s a deal that lands him on the New York Knicks.