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Kyle O’Quinn discussed his impending free agent after opting out of his current deal

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The Knicks still have interest in bringing him back, per KOQ.

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Knicks center Kyle O’Quinn has been mostly quiet since opting out of the final year of his contract last week, but he did speak to a Norfolk, VA, news station last weekend about his upcoming free agency. And fans of the bearded big man can rejoice somewhat, for O’Quinn has yet to rule out a return to the orange and blue.

“I don’t know what’s going to happen,” O’Quinn said. ”That’s the chance you take and I think that I’m in a good position that I put myself in and the rest will handle itself. I’ve done all I can do and I think that I will find a home in the next couple of weeks.”

”I had a good year with [the Knicks], they are my home team. I know the GM and they have interest, you never know what happens. I hate to use the line, but it’s a business at the end of the day.”

So the Knicks have interest in a reunion, according to O’Quinn. Unfortunately, they might not be the only team vying for his services. The reigning two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors expressed some interest in KOQ at the trade deadline, and that interest is mutual, per The Athletic’s Marcus Thompson.

Assuming Enes Kanter opts in, the Knicks will have the midlevel exception (about $8 mil) to throw at O’Quinn, but they still need some forwards. And if the money is even close to equal, it would be pretty damn difficult to pass up the Warriors.