This morning there was a report that the New York Knicks are acquiring small forward Cam Reddish from the Atlanta Hawks in a trade. The move reunites Reddish with star guard R.J. Barrett, his former Duke teammate.
But Barrett and Reddish had a third teammate at Duke: Zion Williamson. The three of them too the college basketball world by storm in the 2018-19 season, winning the ACC title and reaching the Elite Eight.
With Barrett and Reddish now reunited, everyone believes that the Knicks will make a move for Zion. Fans want to believe it's inevitable that the Knicks will try and trade for him.
As nice as the idea is on paper though, the Pelicans would probably be loath to trade Zion Williamson. He's considered the future cornerstone of the franchise and has already been to the All-Star game once.
While his injuries are frustrating to many, his play on the court justifies the team's patience.
Knicks fans can certainly hope that they can land the player they narrowly missed out on in 2019. But it seems like it would be an extreme longshot at best.
Will the Knicks make a trade for Zion Williamson?