"He's 18, 7-foot, 270 pounds, it's not a bad place to start," Knicks assistant GM Jeff Nix told the N.Y. Post. The paper indicates the team might use a portion of its $4.9 million midlevel exception to boost Lampe's salary from the $360,000 minimum and help him with the buyout, of which the Knicks can pay only $350,000.
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