Still, we got Carmelo. This was our only hope... if stopping MIA is a goal. Without 'Melo... this team is a 35-45 win team, a group that has no chance to win anything beyond a first round series.
Knicks now have 2 of the top ten/fifteen players... 2 of the best offensive players (at least scoring SF/PF). If you're going to have D'antoni as your coach, might as well arm him with lethal offensive talent.
LIKE WITH AMAR'E... dont underestimate the will of Carmelo, and his competitive juices. People cried that STAT was a product of Nash, but look at how he changed that perception.
Basketball has 5 players on the court. We know have 2 legit potential future HOF players IN THEIR PRIME.
Only DOLAN can screw this up, right.
So, the fear should not be what we gave up, it should be b/c we do not trust Dolan (and Thomas) to be able to finish the deal, and we're doomed for more heartache at the hands of CHI/MIA.