“Unrestricted free agent Shawne Williams, who had his best season in New York in 2010-11, wants to return to the Knicks but the team isn’t interested, according to a source close to the versatile forward.
Several sources have told ESPNNewYork.com that the Knicks want to add a seasoned power forward, possibly to back up Stoudemire. The top candidates are Kenyon Martin and Louis Amundson, but both players want at least the mini mid-level exception of $3 million or higher. Other fours include D.J. White, Chris Andersen, who played with Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smithin Denver, and Jordan Williams, who played for the Nets last season.”
Tommy Dee, theKnicksBlog.comWilliams was your prototypical D’Antoni forward and probably doesn’t have a role with Marcus Camby and Steve Novak now in the mix. Jordan Williams, on the other hand, is an interesting prospect. I’ve never been a fan of his motor, but I know Allan Houston liked his workouts. Multiple sources have told me Houston wants to focus on developing players in Erie to combat their lack of draft picks moving forward.