Among the latest New York Knicks rumors, a frontline player might be leaving the Big Apple this season. The forward is unhappy with his present situation with the Knicks, and his agents are reportedly looking for interested teams.

Last week, New York Knicks forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas shared with the New York Post his thoughts on the 2017-18 NBA season. According to Kuzminskas, this season is "kind of disappointing." It is understandable why the 28-year-old Lithuanian feels this way. At the moment, he is inactive on the Knicks roster, that is tough considering his performance as a rookie last season.

Kuzminskas averaged 6.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 1.0 assist per outing in his debut year in the NBA.

The New York Post reported that according to sources, Kuzminskas' representatives are already trying to resolve the problem by "gauging interest around the NBA." It is uncertain which squad is willing to absorb his contract (one year remaining), though the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Los Angeles Lakers got mentioned. These organizations were believed to have had interest in Kuzminskas before he inked a deal with the Knicks in July of 2016.

Unlikely destinations

If Mindaugas Kuzminskas parts ways with the New York Knicks, Cleveland and Los Angeles might no longer be on the list of potential landing spots.

Right now, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers have enough talent and players at the small forward position. Adding Kuzminskas would lead to him having a replay of his dilemma with the Knicks. The Cavs and the Lakers could face rotation and chemistry issues as well if they acquire him.

At this point, it seems like the Atlanta Hawks are the best option for Kuzminskas when he leaves the Knicks.

The Hawks are in need guys that can make them competitive even if they are undergoing the rebuilding process.

Knicks beat Hornets

In New York Knicks news, the team defeated the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday, November 7, 118-113. The victory at Madison Square Garden extended the team's winning streak to three games. Kristaps Porzingis led the way for the Knicks with 28 points, five rebounds, one assist, and three rejections.

Up next for them is a road trip to Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on November 8. The Knicks are looking to improve their record to 7-4 when they play the Magic. New York is currently at 6-4, good enough to be the fifth-best team in the Eastern Conference.