Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

New York Knicks

Report: Knicks bringing in EuroLeague star ahead of playoff matchup with Hawks

Ahn Fire Digital

The New York Knicks are one of the league’s most surprising stories this season.

They are playoff-bound after seven straight seasons of missing the postseason. To potentially help the team’s playoff run, the front office is bringing in reinforcement from the EuroLeague.

“Knicks guard Luca Vildoza is expected to be in the United States on Friday, league sources confirm,” wrote NBA insider Ian Begley. “Once Vildoza arrives, he will need to undergo six days of COVID-19 testing as part of NBA’s protocols before he can be around members of the Knicks organization. If Vildoza, a EuroLeague standout, arrives on Friday and begins testing on Saturday, he could be cleared by next Friday.”

The Argentinian combo guard last played for Kirolbet Baskonia in the EuroLeague in 2021.

Vildoza is eligible to suit up in a playoff game for New York. But it seems Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau is not inclined to play him this postseason.

Even so, the 6-foot-2 guard could still prove to be serviceable by helping out the team in practice. He could also serve as insurance in case a Knicks player suffers an injury or become unavailable because of the NBA’s COVID-19 protocols.


Dallas Mavericks

On the final day of January, a big move prior to the trade deadline has yet to take place in the NBA. However, fireworks...


The Toronto Raptors could be on the verge of blowing up their current roster prior to the Feb. 9 trade deadline, and if that...

Memphis Grizzlies

One of the key names that people have mentioned as a possible moving piece prior to the Feb. 9 NBA trade deadline is Toronto...


Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum revealed that Charlotte Hornets owner and Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan didn’t text him after he scored 51 points...