The New York Knicks hadn't even tipped off in Game 1 of their season, and fans of the team were already rooting for a franchise-altering trade to be made. A Philadelphia 76ers' beat writer posted on X on Tuesday, sharing a massive trade rumor that featured his team's largest star being shipped to New York.

Naturally, Knicks' fans lost their minds seeing this, and we found some of the best reactions to share with you.

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New York Knicks' Fans React to Crazy Trade Rumors Involving Team

Here is the report, courtesy of Keith Pompey, that sent New York Knicks' fans into a frenzy earlier this week:

That, right there, would be a franchise-altering deal for both sides.

Adding Joel Embiid to a team that already has Jalen Brunson as the floor general would be a lot of fun for fans of the Knicks. Yes, you'd miss the contributions of Randle and/or Barrett, but in this era of the NBA, you need star-power to win championships.

You can count on one hand the amount of stars who are better than Joel Embiid right now.

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Okay, to the fun part now. Here are some of our favorite responses to this tweet:




Now, Steve Popper of Newsday told Charlie Voelker and me that this deal was not going to happen, based on conversations he had with team sources. We'll see where it goes from here, but seeing a rumor like that this early into the season is certainly intriguing.

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