ESPN reported Thursday that the Lakers could be willing to include Brandon Ingram and a future first-round pick in a deal for Leonard.
Kanter averaged 14.1 points and 11 rebounds for a Knicks team that finished in 11th in the Eastern Conference with a 23-59 record.
The Spurs are in trade talks for Kawhi Leonard with several teams, and it's been reported San Antonio is ready to move on from Leonard.
The Lakers have been the top rumored destination for James after another failed NBA Finals run.
Hood had some nice moments after being acquired by Cleveland at the trade deadline, but fell out of the rotation in the playoffs.
The All-Star forward remains "seriously interested" in staying in OKC, but the Lakers, Rockets and 76ers reportedly are interested, too.
DeAndre Jordan was granted permission by the Clippers to explore trade possibilities so he can weigh if he wants to opt into his contract.
The Spurs "slammed the door" on trading Kawhi Leonard to the Lakers last week, but it appears talks have re-opened.
The Rockets are trying to lure LeBron James over to Houston this offseason.
Adam Silver, who has led the NBA since February 2014, is secured in his job for another six years.