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    Via Jonathan G From their podcast:

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    "There's some talk here about Ron Artest going to NY."

    "Isiah's got an ego (of his own) so he thinks that he can manage that pretty well"

    "The rumor seems to be Artest for Jamal Crawford. Or on the flip side you're also hearing (a little bit of) Artest for Malik Rose and Channing Frye."

    "Sacramento is definitely shopping Artest, they wanna dump him like no other. They like Jeff Green at #10, they like Julian Wright there....if Corey Brewer falls, maybe an Al Thornton..."

    "It's a circus over (in NY). (The Knicks) are gonna be a pretty good team....but man, Isiah's gonna have some fun over there handling all those egoes"
    I approve.

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    malik and frye for artest, i'll do it in a heartbeat, crawford for artest<<nope
    i would trade Q for artest also

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    I'd rather move Frye 4 Artest. If we trade Crawford, what shooters will that leave us with? Q (Injury Prone) Nate (Off the bench) we have no outside threat if we trade Crawford unless Isaiah plans on drafting dude outta Rice. At least we get 2 keep our draft pick.

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    dont trade crawford!!!!!

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    The Knicks need Ron Artest Leadership on the court for their Bigmen. Especially when Isiah start using his brain and seperate the Curry/Frye tandem that dont work and use Frye only as Curry Backup.
    The Speed & Hustling-play of Ron Artest, Balkman, Lee, Morris, and Frye in the frontcourt with a speedy Nate bringing down the ball or a direct lob pass from Collins will make this Knick Team a 500% Postseason team.

    The Knicks still need a decent SG, cuz once Crawford start running the point one or two times down the floor he forget that his backcourt partner is the PG, whether it be PG-Marbury, PG-Francis, PG-Nate, or PG-Collins (Crawford forces himself to play the PG, inwhich his days as a Chicago Bull showed he can not run the point consistently because of his blind court awareness of his teammates. Crawford is not a good decision maker so his skillz as a PG is dead.). PG-Marbury slowness in forever walking the ball up the court is the reason why Crawford takes over the PG duties on his own during games. Meaning the Knicks need another SG (trade Francis for a decent SG).

    Q.Richardson is not a SG, accept on a fastbreak and his back injury limits him of doing that well. When healthy Q.Rich is a decent 20 to 28 MPG SF.

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    i would trade any of those players for artest. (frye, crawford, rose). Artest is a great defended who will fill our 3 spot and hold t for consecutive games without getting injured, he will be the best defensive player on this team.

    Line Up if we trade crawford for artest which is likely

    Marbury
    Collins
    Artest
    Dlee
    Curry


    Now that is a team

    Scorers

    Marbury and Curry - expect 20 from them

    Rebounds

    Lee, Artest

    Assists

    Marbury, Collins

    Hustle

    Collins




    That is a very good team. I dont care about the Crawford loves. He shoots below 40%, i admit he does save games, but this team is too good to pass for

    We should aso dump the extra crap we have (rose, jeffries, james) Keep Francis as backup point or shooting guard. We have BALKMAN, and Randolph. THIS IS THE TEAM

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    all i know is the knicks better keep Crawford, thats our star most of the time

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