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    Default THE DEAD WEIGHT HAS BEEN CUT

    Don't feel bad for Brown. According an interview in The New York Times, Brown called for a roster overhaul. Due to large contracts that made the players untradable, Brown proposed cutting several players including Stephon Marbury, Steve Francis, Jerome James, Jalen Rose and Maurice Taylor. He said, "that Larry never intended to coach this team beyond this season. According to Dolan, Brown tried to negotiate trades without authorization, violated company policies in using the news media to criticize players and repeatedly defied orders to cease that behavior. Dolan cited two instances in which Thomas proposed a trade, only to be told by another general manager, "That's great, but I got a better offer from your coach."

    "We couldn't get Larry to focus on his job," Dolan said. "Larry wanted to focus on Isiah's job."

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    Sounded like a great start to me. Start Q and Jamal in the backcourt with Nate-robb coming off the bench, Fry and Malik at forwards, and Curry at Center and roll.

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    I hate to say I agreed with Larry on that. But that 200 million isn't coming out of his pocket and he doesn't have to sell that to stock holders!

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    malik rose a starter, funny. its ironic how the only 2 players that were sucking brown's dick last year made ur starting 5 (q-rich & m. rose). y @ the end of the season was malik rose starting over david lee, channing frye, mo taylor, and even jackie butler, even after the playoffs were out the picture. brown harldy played crawford for the 1st half of the season because he didnt research the team he was taking over. nate robinson woula ended up on the cut list by the end of the season. brown deft has some major ego problems. who is he to try to go over his boss' head? who is he to trash talk his players in the media, which in turn made us the laughing stock of the nba. if we cut the players he wanted to we would get blown out by portland by 30+ points. our starters would avg 52ppg. that just dont cut it in the nba. not when teams like miami have a starting 5 that avg 81ppg. u r right tho. if brown had his way that would be his line-up. u just proved it to be true, small minds do think alike.

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    Wait so are you guys actually saying that Brown wanting to rid the team of Francis, James, Taylor, and Rose is a bad idea?????

    If Thomas wasn't so hellbent on proving to the world that despite his destruction of the CBA, despite his failures with the Raptors and Pacers, and despite his moronic NBA Live style roster moves, he would do the same.

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    Originally Posted by Starks
    Wait so are you guys actually saying that Brown wanting to rid the team of Francis, James, Taylor, and Rose is a bad idea?????

    If Thomas wasn't so hellbent on proving to the world that despite his destruction of the CBA, despite his failures with the Raptors and Pacers, and despite his moronic NBA Live style roster moves, he would do the same.

    thats not the case, larry brown asked for both jalen and francis and now he wants them down, just to get them both costed 80 million extra and now larry wants to cut 6 players equalling 180 million dollars, larry is just qrazy

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    so we should have...
    cut steve francis & his $13mill? hell no.
    cut jerome james & his $5mill? hell no.
    cut jalen rose & his $16mill? hell no.
    cut mo taylor 7 his $10mill? hell no.
    cut stephon marbury & his $18mill? hell f*ckin no.

    not for nothing, francis and jalen werent given the chance they deserve. both were bashed by the coach short after their arrival to the team.

    mo taylor isnt that bad of a pf. hes slow and doesnt play much d. he's NOT the worst player on the team. but if i could get something decent for him i would deft trade him since we have already have a lotta defenseless pf's as it is.

    jerome james was a bust, we all know that. brown did have him ride the bench most of the season. he showed a little life towards the end of the season. but all in all its gonna be hard to get rid of him.

    im not even gonna comment on his remark about cutting stephon. he musta forgot about him getting injured and the team goin from a 6 game win streak to a 10 game losing streak. how hard was LB trying to f*ck over the knicks?

    i dont know if u guys saw the article stating LB wanted to bring back charles oakley. that says it all. larry is not all there in his old age.

    out of 12-15 people on the roster only 2 of the players backed brown. and those in return should be the 2 players to be removed this offseason. maybe along with a few others. with this being isiah's last chance i hope he does try to make some GOOD trades instead of showing up brown with the roster we have.

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    putting a player on waivers is not the same thing as being cut. Its putting that player and his contract up for grabs for any team that wants to bite.

    Thats not the same as losing all that money.

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    Originally Posted by sxmarbury516
    2 u just proved it to be true, small minds do think alike.
    me too thinks brown sucked last year... but others have their own opinion (rite or wrong)...

    as to your qte 'small minds'... larry left detriot with 7m, and left ny with.... fill in the blank, but it will be hefty bag filled with $$$$... small mind??? make mine that small...

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    I think the point I had in creating this topic was how Brown screwed us over. If what Dolian and Thomas say is true, Brown went behind their backs and proposed trades. So this really explains alot. Brown was more focused on being the GM then he was being the coach. If this is true Brown must except full responsibility for last season. Not only did he rip this team apart, he didn't really coach at all.

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    Originally Posted by donchris
    I think the point I had in creating this topic was how Brown screwed us over. If what Dolian and Thomas say is true, Brown went behind their backs and proposed trades. So this really explains alot. Brown was more focused on being the GM then he was being the coach. If this is true Brown must except full responsibility for last season. Not only did he rip this team apart, he didn't really coach at all.
    You are the biggest dumbass on the planet. You are so far off in left field from the rest of the world it''s patehetic.

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    Originally Posted by jffga
    Originally Posted by donchris
    I think the point I had in creating this topic was how Brown screwed us over. If what Dolian and Thomas say is true, Brown went behind their backs and proposed trades. So this really explains alot. Brown was more focused on being the GM then he was being the coach. If this is true Brown must except full responsibility for last season. Not only did he rip this team apart, he didn't really coach at all.
    You are the biggest dumbass on the planet. You are so far off in left field from the rest of the world it''s patehetic.
    I'm not sure exactly what you're talking about, nor does it matter junior. Stay on topic! According to The Knicks Brown went behind Thomas' back and made trade offers. Read the article dumb$h^t! Or even better, watch it. Check out Youtube.com

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    Yeah lets lay off the name calling and speak like mature fans here buddy. And Chris happens to be right. Larry wanted Isiah gone so he could be GM. He tried to make trades behind his back. He benched Nate Robinson, David Lee, Channing Frye and every other talent Isiah got. ALONG with Jalen Rose and Steve Francis WHOM Brown made him acquire.. so cmon. lets get on topic too

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    Originally Posted by Starks
    putting a player on waivers is not the same thing as being cut. Its putting that player and his contract up for grabs for any team that wants to bite.

    Thats not the same as losing all that money.
    Nobody in their right mind would take them. It will just bring down the morale of the team. wait, are you thinking about baseball with waivers I don't think the NBA has them

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    Originally Posted by jffga
    You are the biggest dumbass on the planet. You are so far off in left field from the rest of the world it''s patehetic.
    just another post from this guy that doesnt have a point.

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