"If Donnie is saying he hasn't accepted anything then nothing is done but he has an offer," the NBA source told the News. "I think it is safe to say they have a handshake agreement."Of course, the fact that additional outlets are "confirming" this rumor doesn't necessarily mean anything: for all we know, all of these unidentified "NBA sources" may be just a single individual happy to chat with multiple reporters.
But still, this thing seems to be picking up steam -- enough so that it may have been the reason the Knicks canceled practice today -- or at least pretended to cancel practice so Isiah Thomas could avoid the media, depending on how much you take what the Knicks are saying at face value. Stay tuned.