Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22

Thread: Best complimentary center for STAT

  1. #1
    BALL DON'T LIE MeloforMayor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Manila, Philippines
    Posts
    1,767
    Rep Power
    9

    Default Best complimentary center for STAT

    I think someone who is more of a banger down low, rebound a lot, and block shots would be perfect.
    No finesse-type guys like Frye or Bargnani

    Nene or Marc Gasol would be AWESOME.
    I know obtaining these guys are next to impossible, but hypothetically, they would be nice

    What do you guys think?

  2. #2
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    224
    Rep Power
    4

    Default

    Originally Posted by MeloforMayor
    I think someone who is more of a banger down low, rebound a lot, and block shots would be perfect.
    No finesse-type guys like Frye or Bargnani

    Nene or Marc Gasol would be AWESOME.
    I know obtaining these guys are next to impossible, but hypothetically, they would be nice

    What do you guys think?
    nene is the 2nd or 3rd best center in the NBA imo.

  3. #3
    Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    214
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    Nene or Chandler, I heard Rick Carlisle say Dirk and Chandler complement each other perfectly, and since Dirk is a better shooting STAT with better D it could work

  4. #4
    Veteran AmareForPresident's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Queens,NY
    Posts
    1,791
    Rep Power
    10

    Default

    Deandre Jordan would be the absolute perfect compliment to STAT.

  5. #5
    Knicks Guru hometheaterguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Posts
    1,017
    Rep Power
    11

    Default

    I think it depends on who is the coach of the future. If Mike D is gone and say Phil Jackson ends up being the coach... Then a traditional big man would be what works with his system.; as well as a PG that can run the triangle. If Mike D is staying on, then someone like Josh Smith would be a great compliment to STAT. He can run, rebound and block shots! He's not a chucker; more of a slasher type who can take it to the rim.... He would fit right in. The problem that any coach is going to have is STAT. He's at his best when playing the 5 but has issues with guys that are strong man to man defenders.... I think the Knicks need to decide what STAT is and then go from there...

  6. #6
    Superstar MSGhobo247's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    MSG
    Posts
    794
    Rep Power
    10

    Default

    JaVale McGee although I dont think we can pry him from the Wiz.

  7. #7
    The Knicks are Back DaTPRiNCE's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Brooklyn N.Y.........Alexandria,Egypt in the blood
    Posts
    3,862
    Rep Power
    12

    Default

    ideally Jordan or Chandler/ McGee would be best

    realistically; Dalembert or Brown(kwame)

  8. #8
    Veteran STAT1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    1,361
    Rep Power
    6

    Default

    I think a guy that plays off the ball, loves to only focus on grabbing rebounds & blocking shots & doesn't camp out in the lane is the perfect compliment to Amar'e. Someone like Marcus Camby probably would be perfect.

  9. #9
    Veteran StEpHoN_mArBuRy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Queenz
    Posts
    3,086
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    Dwight Howard

  10. #10
    Veteran mafra's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,318
    Rep Power
    11

    Default

    Realistically, Reggie Evans, Joel Pryzbilla or Jeff Foster. Thinking about our lack of cap space and availability... This seems to make the most sense.

    The good news is playing time is there for whomever decides to come to NY. The talent and chance to win is also here. And NYC is a nice city!

    So, NY has 3 things working for them.... in their favor.

    So, who will take less to get here? AND, what will new CBA dictate? What will cap be? Hard or soft? What about exemptions?

    Obviously, DeAndre Jordan and Marc gasol ideal; Dalembert a possibility.

  11. #11
    Quiet Storm New New York's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    2,431
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    Top 10 in order


    1.Dwight Howard
    2.Tyson Chandler
    3.DeAndre Jordan
    4.Javell MGee
    5.Jokiam Noah
    6.Andeson Varejo (when Healthy)
    7.Kendrick Perkins
    8.Nene
    9.Marcus Camby (would be at the top in his prime)
    10. tied Kedrick Perkins Serge Zabaka (spelled wrong too lazy to look up)

    Players we realistically have a shot at pairing him w any time in the future

    1.Joel Pryzbilla
    2.Samuel Dalembart
    3.Jerome Jordan
    4.Tariaf
    5.Marcus Camby (probablly could be had for verteren minimum after next year)
    6.Ben Wallace

    unfortunetly there are no common names umongst the two list.....sorry to say that re-signing Billups and the Melo trade for that matter really screwed us out of adding some nice support to the frontline for Amare.

    If we don't sign Billups

    We have a shot at Nene,DeAndre Jordan and Tyson Chandler

    Toney Douglas/Shumpert
    Feilds/TD
    Melo
    Amare
    Chandler,Jordan or Nene/Tariaf

    Top 4 or 5 in East without question

    If we dont trade for Melo

    Felton/TD
    Wilson/Feilds/Shumpert/TD
    Gallo/Feilds/Wilson/Randolph (traded to move up in draft?)
    Amare/Wilson/Randolph
    De AndreJordan/Mozgov/Tariaf

    Look how deep that team is!!!! Trade assets to make moves to acquire even more talent. I put in DeAndre Jordan because assumin we re-singed Wilson for a contract that starts at 6 million he would be the most affordable. Look at our Center position if we don't trade for Melo!!!!

  12. #12
    Huge Member smokes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    4,226
    Rep Power
    19

    Default

    I have to say out of guys we have an outside chance of getting if we're lucky, Nene would be top of my list. He is tall, athletic, very good rebounder, shows a lot of hustle and energy, pretty good shotblocker (not great but remember Amare is a pretty damn good shotblocker, the two of them together could easily control the paint).

    Not only that but Nene is really the only C who has a reliable short-mid range jumper which doesn't spread the floor much but does allow you to stretch the post defenders to the point where Amare can easily go one-on-one in the post which is where he is dominant.

    If we landed Nene I would give this team a good chance at a ring, pretty much with the players we have right now.

  13. #13
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    224
    Rep Power
    4

    Default

    Originally Posted by smokes
    I have to say out of guys we have an outside chance of getting if we're lucky, Nene would be top of my list. He is tall, athletic, very good rebounder, shows a lot of hustle and energy, pretty good shotblocker (not great but remember Amare is a pretty damn good shotblocker, the two of them together could easily control the paint).

    Not only that but Nene is really the only C who has a reliable short-mid range jumper which doesn't spread the floor much but does allow you to stretch the post defenders to the point where Amare can easily go one-on-one in the post which is where he is dominant.

    If we landed Nene I would give this team a good chance at a ring, pretty much with the players we have right now.
    nene to new york would be amazing

  14. #14
    Veteran
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,792
    Rep Power
    10

    Default

    I've always seen DeAndre Jordan as the perfect complimentary center to Amar'e

  15. #15
    Huge Member smokes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    4,226
    Rep Power
    19

    Default

    Originally Posted by SSj4Wingzero
    I've always seen DeAndre Jordan as the perfect complimentary center to Amar'e
    Although his abilities complement Amare well I think his IQ of the game would leave him in the way too often and he cannot put the ball on the floor which is always gonna be a rough patch in his offensive game.

    Defensively, yeah he's a beast.

Similar Threads

  1. Miami Heat seeks center, eyes Samuel Dalembert
    By AmareForPresident in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: Jun 15, 2011, 14:05
  2. We have to draft a Center
    By Paul1355 in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: May 27, 2010, 19:40
  3. Knicks mull Brad Miller at center
    By LJ4ptplay in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 44
    Last Post: Apr 29, 2010, 15:45
  4. Daily News: Thomas the true Center
    By KnickFan2080 in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Aug 21, 2007, 01:47
  5. The Centers Thread
    By torres in forum NY Knicks
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: Aug 14, 2004, 16:21

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •