Assuming Lopez inks a deal for $12 million a year, the Knicks would have approximately $7 million left over in cap space, not enough to pay a star.
Robin Lopez leaning toward Knicks
The center has picked the Knicks over the Lakers, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. Lopez will sign with New York as long as DeAndre Jordan does not choose the Knicks. Story
Robin Lopez has picked the Knicks over the Lakers, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein, and will sign with the Knicks as long as DeAndre Jordan, as expected, goes elsewhere.
As they continue their search for a big man in free agency, the Knicks have discussed the possibility of bringing back David Lee, a source said.
The Knicks and Lakers were humbled in the first few days of NBA free agency. What other lessons did we learn?
Lakers, Heat in hunt for Aldridge
The Lakers got a second meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge today, and the Heat are in the hunt as well. Aldridge will have a meeting tonight with Pat Riley, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. The Knicks' meeting with Aldridge has been put off.
Tom Penn joins Ryen Russillo to discuss the Lakers' strategy in free agency and whether the Knicks or Lakers are more attractive to free agents.
The Knicks agreed to a very reasonable contract with Arron Afflalo, writes Ian Begley.
Phil Jackson and the Knicks missed out on free agent big man Greg Monroe. Now what?
Several players the Knicks had eyed in free agency are now gone but big prizes like LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan still are available.
Coco not a Carmelo fan
American tennis player Coco Vandeweghe, niece of former Knick Kiki Vandeweghe, on Carmelo: "I just feel that Carmelo, he is a bit soft. ... I don't think he has a killer instinct in his eyes, at least this last year." There's more
The Milwaukee Bucks got bigger Thursday, agreeing to terms with free-agent center Greg Monroe, agent David Falk said.
The New York Knicks and Arron Afflalo agreed to a two-year deal worth $16 million on Thursday, a source told ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne.
The New York Knicks will meet with free-agent center Robin Lopez on Wednesday night in Los Angeles, league sources told ESPN.com. Lopez, who met with the Milwaukee Bucks earlier on Wednesday, is one of several big men the Knicks have strong interest in.
Sources: Knicks to meet with Robin Lopez
The Knicks plan to meet with free-agent center Robin Lopez in Los Angeles in the coming days, league sources told ESPN. Lopez is one of several big men the Knicks have strong interest in. No center on roster
After meeting the first of their top free-agent targets, the Knicks are expected to meet with LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan in the days ahead.
Paul Millsap met with the Orlando Magic at 12:01 Wednesday morning and was offered a maximum four-year, $80 million deal, according to league sources.
Dwyane Wade and the Heat compromised and the Bucks got a major offensive upgrade in Greg Monroe. Kevin Pelton breaks down all the movement from Day 2 of free agency.
Madison Square Garden named longtime talent agency executive David "Doc" O'Connor as its next chief executive.