That'll be perfect..
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- One of the notable holes in the Knicks' roster that will persist after the Carmelo Anthony trade is a capable, defensive-minded center. The Knicks tried to fill that hole with efforts to draw Portland into the deal as the fourth team and bring Marcus Camby back to New York, two people with knowledge of the talks told CBSSports.com.
It wasn't clear what pieces the Knicks would've sent to the Trail Blazers in such a scenario, but both sources said Tuesday afternoon that New York's efforts to get Camby appeared to have failed.
"Looks like a no-go," said one of the sources.
The Blazers are actively shopping Camby, Joel Przybilla and Andre Miller and are very likely to make at least one deal before Thursday's trade deadline. Given the uncertain futures of Brandon Roy and Greg Oden, Portland general manager Rich Cho is trying to flip the expiring contract of Przybilla and the essentially expiring deal of Miller (whose contract is fully non-guaranteed next season) for draft picks and younger players.
There was still a chance that the three-team trade sending Anthony and Chauncey Billups to the Knicks could evolve Tuesday. As of 5 p.m. ET, the teams still had not begun the conference call wiht league officials to approve the trade.
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Camby would put us over the top and launch us into Championship contention.
I love this
this right here shows
how literally close we are now to being an elite team in this league
and FYI suckas
I happen to like our role players now
because we actually have role players
before the trade
we had guys like gallo, chandler, felton who all seemed to have this aura about them as if they were expected to be leaders or stars, when realistically they werent.
I like the fact that now we have douglas, shawne will, walker and fields, who truly recognize they are role players, as well as turiaf, and brewer unless we flip brewer which is what i heard may happen.
either way the point is, we have more of a team than ever
part of our struggles this season, was poor decisions at the end of the game
i.e. chandler chucking threes, gallo driving like a mad man, felton flipping floaters, and not having a legitimate closer if Amare was in foul trouble or getting doubled.
all directions point to title, once we get a shot blocker, and a back up pg.
that is all we need
ONE SHOT BLOCKER
ONE BACK UP DISTRIBUTOR
end of story.
Camby with Turiaf as a backup would be >> Ewing and Herb Williams
well ok, maybe not but it would work really well with this team
So we're one player from being a top 3 team in the east and genuine contender and this Melo deal was a bad one?
Seriously, the more this plays out the more people are gonna look very stupid in the future. Happy, but stupid.