As the team ends up with a 17-17 record, New York Knicks rumors continue to point in the direction of a hard-hitting deal ahead of the NBA trade deadline of March 25.

Led by first-year head coach Tom Thibodeau and all-star forward Julius Randle, these Knicks have been the most surprising aspect of the first half of the 2020-21 campaign.

This could now lead team president Leon Rose to take on this franchise modification craft. A name apparently appeared as an option should it become available.

New York Knicks are interested in a Karl-Anthony Towns trade, as Stefan Bondy New York Daily News reports: