After all the speculation, this will be the Big Apple to fall off the tree of free agency for the Knicks. Randle is a promising big man with amazing offensive upside. The skilled big man has tremendous ball IQ. Randle is coming off a career season of averages of 21.4 ppg, 8.7 rpg, and 3.1 apg on 53% shooting.
Free agent Julius Randle has agreed to a three-year, $63M deal with the New York Knicks, CAA agents Aaron Mintz and Steve Heumann tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2019
Randle is not the KD or Kyrie that Knicks fans dreamt and wet their trousers for landing. However, this sets up the Knicks well to go after Giannis come 2021 free agency. The Knicks have a decent young core centered around guys like RJ Barrett, Kevin Knox, Allonzo Trier, Mitchell Robinson, Dennis Smith Jr and now Julius Randle.
The Knicks are not the big winners of the day, but they definitely did not totally strike out at the plate. Stay with us for all the breaking news.