Vote: Would Suns' Knight be fit for Cavs?

Ashish Mathur

Phoenix point guard Brandon Knight supposedly isn't on the trading block at the moment. But he has been relegated to a reserve role this season.

And there's plenty of talk that Knight could be on the move before the trade deadline in February.

Well, guess who's in the market for a backup point guard? That's right, the defending champion Cavaliers.

Of course, problem is, Knight is due to make $12.6 million this season. So in order for the Cavs to make a (hypothetical) deal work, they would have to put together a package of something like Iman Shumpert, Jordan McRae and the contract of (supposedly retired) Mo Williams.

That's a lot to give up for a point guard who would play, oh, maybe 15 minutes a night behind Kyrie Irving. Is it too much to give up, though? We'll let you decide below.

Now, keep in mind that, as far as we know, the Cavs have no interest in Knight. And Shumpert is an exceptional backcourt defender in a league that's suddenly become guard-oriented. So Shumpert plays a vital role when he's healthy and motivated.

But Knight can really play, too, and is capable of running the point or playing off the ball.

So assuming Knight hits the market, should the Cavs pursue?

Let us know in the poll below:

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