ESNY Film Room: Jrue Holiday Could Abandon the Fail in New Orleans For the New York Knicks
Dec 30, 2016; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) shoots over New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) during the second half of a game at the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans defeated the Knicks 104-92. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Marc Berman of The New York Post reports that Jrue Holiday will meet with the Knicks if he decides to pass on the max deal from the Pelicans.

rue Holiday is set to become a free agent at 12:01 AM on July 1st. The New Orleans Pelicans would like to resign the former All-Star, but he is going to come at a hefty price.

If the Pelicans and Holiday can not agree to a deal, the Knicks will have a meeting lined up with Holiday, according to The New York Post‘s Marc Berman.

Holiday’s brother Justin, who played for the Knicks last season, is also a free agent. The Knicks will certainly want to bring Justin Holiday back as he gave them a reliable three-point shooter and defense last season.

It will take a hefty price, but the prospect of playing alongside his brother could lure Jrue away from the combination of Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins and bring him to the Eastern Conference with New York.

Free agency is certainly off to an exciting start.

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Charles Hart

Charles is a sophomore at Pennsylvania State University from Long Island, New York, majoring in broadcast journalism.

As a member of Penn State’s CommRadio, the official radio station of the College of Communications, Charles has written various articles covering Penn State football and basketball. In addition to writing, Charles also co-hosts Empire State College, the only New York sports talkshow on campus.