According to an ESPN.com report, the Thunder has agreed to trade Chris Wilcox to New York in exchange for the expiring contract of Malik Rose.
Rose is earning $7.6 million this season and is a player GM Sam Presti is familiar with from his days as a member of the San Antonio Spurs front office.
Rose played with the Spurs from 1999-05. Presti was with theSpurs from 2000-07.
When asked after practice if Wilcox and Joe Smith would join the team in Phoenix, Thunder coach Scott Brooks said, ”I do not know that right now. As of right now I’m assuming that may take place.”