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New York Knicks: The Latrell Sprewell trade, 20 years later

In this latest edition of New York Knicks Trade History, it takes a look back at the Latrell Sprewell trade with the Golden State Warriors in the late ’90s, which brought in a main scorer for the competitive early ’00s teams.

Sprewell arrived with baggage. From threatening then-head coach PJ Carlesimo to fighting Byron Houston in practice, much happened with this controversial player during his Warriors stint. It even resulted in a lengthy suspension to close his time there in 1998; but the Knicks acquired him anyway.

What the Knicks traded

In a 3-for-1 trade, New York sent out Terry Cummings, Chris Mills and John Starks.