The New York Knicks have reached an agreement in principle on a deal with Scott Perry to make him the franchise’s new general manager, league sources told ESPN. But consummation of the hiring is pending the Knicks and? Sacramento Kings?arriving at terms on compensation, league sources said. New York and Sacramento have been wrangling over a financial arrangement to allow Perry to accept a promotion with New York, according to the sources. Perry is the Kings’ vice president of basketball operations. The Kings granted the Knicks permission to meet with Perry, and the two sides sat down in New York on Thursday, league sources said. Perry would report to Steve Mills, who will be elevated to Knicks president, sources said. Phil Jackson was dismissed as president of basketball operations shortly before the free-agency period. While Mills will hold ultimate authority in the front office, Perry will be afforded tremendous freedom to…

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