Latest trade deadline buzz: Knicks remain engaged with Pelicans on Lonzo Ball trade


New Orleans Pelicans guard Lonzo Ball dribbles ball vs Miami Heat

Here’s the latest buzz surrounding the Knicks on NBA trade deadline day…

1:53 p.m.

The Knicks have remained engaged with the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday regarding a potential Lonzo Ball trade, sources tell SNY’s Ian Begley.

Begley reported on Wednesday that the Knicks were keeping an eye on Ball, who is set to become a restricted free agent after this season.

Also per Begley, there is still no consensus in the Knicks organization regarding the potential addition of Andre Drummond, with many opposed and some prominent voices in favor.

1:08 p.m.

Teams have reached out to the Knicks about trading for Mitchell Robinson, reports SNY’s Ian Begley.

Robinson recently returned from a broken hand.

The 22-year-old Robinson is in the third season of his rookie deal and is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2021-22 season.

12:49 p.m.

The Knicks have acquired Philadelphia 76ers SG Terrance Ferguson in a three-way trade that also sends PG Austin Rivers to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

11:34 a.m.

The Orlando Magic are finalizing a trade that will send Evan Fournier to the Boston Celtics for two second-round picks, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

The Knicks had interest in acquiring Fournier, SNY’s Ian Begley reported earlier this week.

Per Begley, it was unclear whether the discussions the Knicks had with the Magic reached an advanced stage.

Fournier is set to become a free agent after the season.