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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Mills, speaking generally about trading draft picks for players entering free agency: "We're committed to following the plan and not just shifting, pivoting, because we see something that is attractive and might fast track something. I've seen that happen and go wrong too many times."

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Sam Presti said he can't speak too much to Dennis Schröder's legal situation but said, "I wouldn't expect it to be a distraction in any way for him or the team." Schröder was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery last September after a fight at a hookah bar in an Atlanta suburb.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Sam Presti said the team has never pushed a player to hit a specific date in recovering from injury, and won't start now by rushing Russell Westbrook to be ready for game one. Presti called the surgery a "pretty minor thing," but it still sounds like the Thunder are comfortable opening the season without Westbrook for the first few games.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Sam Presti said Andre Roberson will go through parts of training camp, but it will all be primarily non-contact. "We don't think we're going to be without him very long," Presti said. It doesn't sound like Roberson will be ready to go on opening night.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

‪Asked about the Knicks saving $10 million in 2019 cap space by waiting until next summer to sign Kristaps Porzingis to an extension, Scott Perry declines to get into specifics of talks w/Porzingis' camp. Steve Mills says the Knicks will make sure Porzingis always knows he's a franchise cornerstone.‬

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks president Steve Mills, when asked indirectly about trading for Jimmy Butler, reiterates that the club won't skip steps in developing the roster. So the Knicks remain unlikely to trade major assets for a player they feel they can sign in free agency.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks GM Scott Perry declines to talk in detail about Kristaps Porzingis' extension but says Porzingis is a a very important part of NYK's future. Porzingis is eligible for a 5-year $157 million extension.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks GM Scott Perry says he hopes to come to a resolution that works for both Joakim Noah and the Knicks prior to training camp. Says he's in touch regularly with Noah's representatives.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

‪Knicks president Steve Mills says Kristaps Porzingis was at the team practice facility yesterday, along with more than a dozen other Knicks who were working out. ‬