RJ Barrett RUMORS & NEWS

  • Knicks fans furious over egregious RJ Barrett snub on NBA top 125 list

    Clutch Points "The offseason is officially upon us. With the free agent frenzy all but finished and the NBA Finals firmly in the rearview mirror, we’re now at the point of speculating for the next season. That includes squabbling over where NBA media outlets place your favorite New York..." August 15

  • Knicks’ stance on RJ Barrett as whispers of other trades continue

    Clutch Points "As speculation continues to swirl as to what the plan of attack will be for the New York Knicks this offseason, many have pondered who could be sent away in a trade if New York opts to swing big. RJ Barrett might be the Knicks’ best asset when you factor in his age,..." July 15

  • Knicks open to RJ Barrett trade?

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Knicks just made the playoffs for the first time in nearly a decade. But they could be aggressive this summer in trying to find a piece to really put them over the top. Marc Berman of the New York Post reports this week that Knicks swingman RJ Barrett is not..." July 09

  • Knicks willing to trade RJ Barrett for Damian Lillard or Bradley Beal

    NBA Analysis "The New York Knicks had a wonderful 2020-21 season. Tom Thibodeau came in with a plan and was able to get his players to buy into it, leading to a 41-31 regular-season record. That record was good enough to earn the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and homecourt in the first round of the..." July 02

  • Knicks Willing to Include RJ Barrett in Trade for Star Guard

    Heavy "After being embarrassed by the Atlanta Hawks in their first playoff series since 2013, the New York Knicks are actively shopping for a star-level talent upgrade this offseason. Two names that continue to be linked via rumors are Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian..." June 30

  • RJ Barrett, Andrew Wiggins headline Canada’s Olympic qualifier camp invitees

    Sportsnet "Canada Basketball has announced that 21 invitees will be attending camp for the senior national men’s team from June 16 to 24. New York Knicks guard R.J. Barrett, Memphis Grizzlies forwards Dillon Brooks and Brandon Clarke, Boston Celtics centre Tristan Thompson and Dallas..." May 27

  • RJ Barrett holds the key to success for Knicks against Hawks

    Clutch Points "As the New York Knicks get set for Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, they will do so trailing 1-0 in the series. That’s because Trae Young went into clutch mode hitting a game-winner with 0.9 seconds left to lift the Hawks over the Knicks,..." May 25

  • RJ Barrett relishing first playoff run with resurgent Knicks

    Sportsnet "It’s so close, you can almost taste it, and RJ Barrett is ready to fill his cup. To be young, to be a Knick and to be in the playoffs? Not bad. Not bad at all. But it gets better. A little over a year ago, New York was one of the hardest hit parts of the..." May 23

  • Ex-Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Praises RJ Barrett’s Growth Ahead of Playoffs

    Heavy "The New York Knicks are back in the NBA Playoffs for the first time since the 2012-13 season and the energy around the team couldn’t be higher. Buoyed by the strong play of first-time All-Star Julius Randle, who is also a finalist for Most Improved Player, and..." May 22

  • RJ Barrett fulfills bold draft promise to Knicks

    Clutch Points "A lot of people laughed at the New York Knicks after they missed out on the No.1 overall pick and Zion Williamson during the 2019 NBA Draft. They ended up picking RJ Barrett at third, but that could now be said as a blessing in disguise. After all, on Sunday against the Boston..." May 16

  • 10 Underrated Young Players That Could Turn Into NBA Stars

    Fadeaway World "ESPN recently published a list featuring the 10 best players 25 or under based on potential, and while the ranking was kind of controversial, you couldn’t argue with the 10 players they selected, as they’ve already proved to be potential franchise players. Nonetheless,..." April 12

  • Inside the off-season makeover that transformed RJ Barrett's shot

    Sportsnet "Last summer, as most of the NBA gathered in the ‘bubble’ at Walt Disney World Resort to restart the pandemic-interrupted 2019-20 season, RJ Barrett opted to create a bubble of his own in Orlando. There were primarily two people in it: Barrett, the New York..." April 12

  • Knicks’ playoff push is being led, and limited, by Julius Randle and RJ Barrett

    The Athletic "Julius Randle’s first All-Star Game is in his rearview, and with each triple-double, he seems to take another step toward sewing up the league’s Most Improved Player award. Randle inched a bit closer after his effort Monday night against the Brooklyn Nets. He finished with..." April 07

  • RJ Barrett laughs at Anthony Edwards for throwing shade at Knicks wing’s shooting ability

    New York Daily News "RJ Barrett is looking forward to an opportunity to laugh harder at Anthony Edwards. Responding to Edwards saying the Timberwolves were ecstatic Barrett took the last shot in their game Wednesday, the Knicks wing said he chuckled at the comment and is eager to attempt another potential..." April 06