Trade Crawford and we're good money.
i dont thinkmany teams are in need of an undersized guard who doesnt pass too much, is a average shooter, and plays subpar d. all for an overpriced contract.
I'm down with that....except for Jose Juan Barea. I'd take him if we get some picks in return. But the team preferably needs a 3pt shooter first and a defensive perimeter guy 2nd. With Curry and Randolph up front we really don't need a guard to shoot 15-17 shots a game and only make 35-40% of them.
trade crawford for marco bellenili(golden state warriors) i know that would never happen but id rather bellenili
despite that... TT was on the roster the last time we made the playoffs...
Ask the Celtics, Bulls, Pacers, Lakers, TWolves if they'd start Curry... that's ridiculous... you complain about Curry's production with nothing but opinion... people bring facts and you return with more opinion? when Curry shoots 20+ shots he is efficient... yes... he turns it over... and he could be a better defender and rebounder... but if you were a head coach... you'd seriously only play curry 20+ minutes a night? you and doc rivers should form a committee of bad coaches...
Who would you have started ahead of Q Rich? IT knew he had a bum back... so I kinda agree with you to a point... but seriously... who on the roster would you have started over Q?
You really think Houston sat out all those games cuz his feelings were hurt? Why did he try to come back time and time again then? Houston has too much class to pull a steve francis... don't insult his integrity...
these are both predictions... but if Zach AND Curry start... that's the best 4/5 combo than any team in the league... Bosh/Rasho? Howard/Battie? Wallace/Brown? O'Neal/Foster? Gooden/Ilguaskus? Haslem/Shaq? KG/Perkins? c'mon dude... no one is messing with our duo... Lee backing them up gives us the best trio at those positions...
chi is the only one that comes to mind with a one-two punch down low, and ben is limited offensively. in terms of pure scoring i think our bigs are the best in the east, obviously they lack in d and rebounding, but in terms of offense i dont think its close. most teams have a scrub playing c so that their big guy is protected in defensive matchups and doesnt get in trouble. were not protecting anyone with our lineup which should create lots of fouls on star pfs (hopefully).
The Knicks have alot of decent Players that has played their best consistently with teammates they are familiar with.
Last season STARTING Francis & Jared Jefferies for 30 MPG early in the season, with second season player Frye clueless of his positions on court alongside of Curry on offense/defense help the Knicks get off to another terrible start. Is this what we want this upcomming season?
I want the Knicks to get off to a great START at the opening of this regular season, because they have the chemistry players on the roster to do this.
The Knicks have Players that will make it very hard to draw-up a scouting report on defending the Knicks in the first and third quarter, early in the season if Zack come off the bench (you dont throw all your weapons in the game at the Start of it).
Finley has been the number one underatted player in the NBA his entire career. When he signed with the Spurs in the offseason the Spurs knew he was much better than Ginobli in alot of things however, Finley did not know the Spurs game plan or all his teammates weak & strong areas. So it took Finley practically a season to become a Starter on the Spurs. And the same thing with Barry.
Everyone keep saying that David Lee is great comming off the bench which is true, and that he will receive 30 MPG which is great. However ......
Why cant the new player Zack Randolph be the one comming off the bench and receiving 30 MPG for the first 41 games of the season???
Oh yeah, what do integrity got to do with Allan Houston whom help the Knicks to get to their last Postseason games (him and whomever was left of the Laydumb Players). Do you recall the words and comments of Tim Thomas about the Knicks team when he got hurt in the first game of the playoffs?
Do you remember Patrick Ewing performance after Starks & Oakley was traded? And Ewing performance after the fist fight between G.M. Ernie Grunfield & Coach Van Gundy, where Grunfield was FIRED immediately the next day, and Coach Van Gundy was next with all of the Knicks BIG Brass comming to the game to watch his coaching. All of a sudden the Knicks went from the 13 seed to the 8th seed and onto the NBA Finals.
Talk about integrity!
Patrick Ewing forced the Knicks to trade him after his team just went to the Finals...
So you're telling me Patrick Ewing...one of the greatest knicks of all-time demanded a trade from a team that he's spent his whole career with?? For some reason i find that hard too believe...besides where's the facts to this assumption?
you're also right about Ewing forcing the trade... but as stubborn as i think he was... I just don't think he'd sit out the FINALS to prove a point... especially since he never won a ring... not everyone is Willis Reed...
Hou tried to come back waaay too many times for me to believe he was faking it... camby, mcdyess and some others have complained about our doctors and training staff in the 90s... maybe they exacerbate the problem...
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After reading the above article and weighing it carefully with Isiah Thomas coaching (rotations) and selection of players, some of this truth is hard to swallow being a Knick Fan.
Last season if Head Coach Zeke would have stood his grounds as a hard nose coach by Starting "Marbury & Crawford" for 82 games and had Francis come off the bench to prove himself alot of things would have worked out for the best.
Also when David Lee & Balkman came off the bench and played 100% better alongside of Curry & Q.Richardson than Channing Frye throughout the first 15 games of the season that automatically sent electrical sparks to the media and fans that doubted Zeke draft pick for Balkman over Williams. Balkman showed 6th-Man performances, and David Lee performance went to the next level as a Knick Starter alongside of Curry & Q.Rich. Changes should've been made imediately.
When Jared Jefferies came off the injured list and was healthy to play, it was to late the SF position was locked down with great performances for 48 MPG from Starter Q.Richardson and backup Rookie Balkman. When Head Coach Zeke showed he did not care how well "Q.Richardson & Balkman" were performing at the SF position, when he put Jared Jefferies at the SF position for 30 minutes of playingtime his first time playing as a Knick, and the next game imediately put Jared Jefferies in the Starting Lineup at SF over Q.Richardson given Jefferies 30 MPG.
That sowed the Knicks 2006-7 Season up for me, that was BUM Coaching and stupid-move of "Save-Face" coaching to showcase the G.M. selection of new players added to the roster which stopped the team from playing the best chemitry players together. Now Zeke Knick Team is adding a new traded player this offseason to their regular season Starting lineup because of his Stat-Sheet record and high contract (Zack Randolph).
This is why every NBA sports writer dont give the Knicks a even chance at making the Playoffs this upcomming season because of having Curry & Zack start the first and third quarter of each game.
Did'nt we learn that Crawford is a better PARTNER for Marbury than Francis?
It has been obvious as the SUNLIGHT of mourning dew that David Lee is the BEST Partner for Eddy Curry in any lineup the Knicks made the last two seasons. I would rather see Malik Rose Start with Eddy Curry than Zack Randolph...