Agent: Copeland Will Draw Interest From Several Teams

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The Knicks made a qualifying offer to Chris Copeland Tuesday but he has interest from a number of teams, his agent told Tuesday.

Agent John Spencer confirmed that the Knicks offered $988,872 to Copeland, who is a restricted free agent and can begin negotiating with other teams on July 1.

The Knicks can match any offer up to $3.1 million — the mid-level exception.

“Chris’s preference is to be in place where he can play and really go out and make a contribution,” Spencer told

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