The Knicks believed they could have acquired Rozier, D’Angelo Russell or some similarly young player with star potential for a few of the many mid-sized contracts and ‘future first round picks’.
With seven first rounders over the next four draft draft years, New York can afford to be more liberal with their draft picks than they have in the recent past – which is to say not much given the organization’s reticence to use draft assets to trade for players in the past. Co/oh0fqxmcrL
– Ian Begley April 22, 2020
It is debatable whether it would be worth a draft asset to get Rozier on the roster, but not because of Rozier himself despite how his last season with Boston went.
While the Ohio native would be a huge upgrade over their current options at point guard – currently a who’s who of rehabilitation projects mostly leaning towards not working out – he’s also likely not enough of a draw to overcome the impact of dysfunction already driving free agents to the Brooklyn Nets.
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