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NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks, Kings could trade Julius Randle for De’Aaron Fox

Written by Doug Rush

NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks, Kings could trade Julius Randle for De’Aaron Fox

The New York Knicks could be looking to move Julius Randle before the trade deadline next week.

Randle’s tenure with the Knicks hasn’t gone quite the way everyone hoped after Randle agreed to a four-year contract extension and with the Knicks struggling to stay relevant and competent in 2022, Randle could be sent out.

One trade possibility is the Knicks sending Randle to the Sacramento Kings for De’Aaron Fox.

It’s unclear if draft picks are involved in this possible swap that has been discussed, but it would make sense for both sides to make the swap.

The Knicks are struggling to stay in the playoff race after being a surprise team in 2020 that made the postseason as the fourth seed. Part of that has been the decline in Randle and his play. Some thinks he’s mentally checked out of New York.

The NBA trade deadline is February 10.

About the author

Doug Rush

Doug Rush is entering his 18th season as a writer. His career dates back to when he was with The Asbury Park Press covering high school football, The Harlem Globetrotters and The Lakewood Blueclaws.


In 2009, he joined Bleacher Report, covering the New York Yankees and New York Giants, amassing over 2 million reader views.


After 2013, he left B/R to join Sports Media 101 to cover the Yankees and Giants. While with Sports Media 101, Rush was named to the Pro Football Writers Association of America. He was there until July of 2016.

In January of 2018, Rush joined USA Today as part of the Giants Wire staff to cover the Giants. He is still currently with them, as he does weekly analysis for them during the season.


In September of 2021, Rush joined Pro Sports Extra, where he will be covering MLB, the NFL, NBA, WWE and AEW.


Doug is from Toms River, New Jersey where he has two children, Carson and Peyton.