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Felix Hernandez could be forgiven for celebrating his front office’s decision to not throw in the towel.

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On Thursday’s edition of “First Take,” ESPN’s Pablo Torre revealed he had spoken with a trustworthy source who said Irving “very badly” wants to join the Knicks. It would be a homecoming of sorts for Irving, who attended St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, N.J., where he excelled on the court next to current Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

Putting Irving in a lineup with Kristaps Porzinigis sounds intriguing, particularly when you consider Irving wants to be the focal point of the offense and escape LeBron James’ shadow. Assuming Porzingis stays and Carmelo Anthony is dealt, Irving would eat up a good portion of Anthony’s volume and score more efficiently.

Felix Hernandez could be forgiven for celebrating his front office’s decision to not throw in the towel.

The 31-year-old Mariners ace is starting to look like a future Hall of Famer. He won his 150th game last year and might have the best shot of any current pitcher in the majors to get to 300 wins. His case is strong for both peak and longevity. Hernandez is also starting to look Cooperstown-bound by more sophisticated measures.

Hernandez’s Hall of Fame chances will take a hit if Seattle ever launches into the rebuild that fans and writers have expected in recent years. It’s an understandable temptation, with the Astros emerging as the potential next great American League powerhouse while high-profile acquisitions like Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz have failed to take the Mariners to the next level.

But if a rebuild ever happens and Hernandez remains with the Ravens Cheap Jerseys Mariners, it Texans Cheap Jerseys might cost him the Hall of Fame. He already appears to have better-than-average Hall of Fame odds, though it’s likely going to be close.

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