Amar'e Rumors "Real"; Billups To Be Amnestied?

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Heard that…

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Source tells TKB that Billups WILL in fact be amnestied, not traded, should a deal with Chandler go down. Also, we’ve learned that the Knicks have been in contact with the Hornets involving Amar’e and Chris Paul. Source calls a deal “low percentage.”

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All indications on my end is that they won’t amnesty Billups, but nothing confirmed.

3:13

Source tells TKB that it “sounds like” Baron Davis will be amnestied and the Knicks are “in the mix” for him as a PG option.

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So things have seemed to have quieted down. I can confirm several things. First, Golden State has seemingly moved on. Secondly, not only is Billups just learning about this, he has not been told that he’ll be going to a contender. Nothing else to report at this time, but I will say I will be pissed if they deal Amar’e. Dude brought the city back and held it down first.

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1:40

I spoke to several people with knowledge and I can say this. Golden State truly believes they are getting Chandler at 4 years 60 million as of this morning. Right now a source tells me that the Knicks won’t amnesty Billups. It would have to be a trade.

If the Knicks land Chandler, the Knicks can say goodbye to Paul seemingly. Do they then focus on getting another PG?

Nash?