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    Isiah Says Knicks Will Be Inactive Around Trade Deadline
    January 2, 2008 - 6:17 am
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    There are said to be several Knicks who wouldn't mind a change of scenery, including Stephon Marbury, David Lee, Malik Rose and Eddy Curry. The Kings are reportedly considering deals for Mike Bibby and Ron Artest, who has said he would like to return home and play with the Knicks.

    Tuesday, Thomas ruled out making a deal between now and the February deadline. Of course, Thomas has made a habit of denying working on moves right up until he makes them.

    "I really don't foresee that," he said. "I don't see us being active around the trade deadline. This is the time when you're down and you can make mistakes that can cost you years. And everything that you've worked for the last three, four years that can set you back another three years. We've got a young group, we've got good players, and we've got good talent. We've just got to get them to play together."


    I give up.
    Bye.

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    what he should have said is that he fuk'd up, and that no one wants any of his ****ty players, with their bloated contracts...

    as i said previously (and i wish i was wrong).. the team we see , is the team we will have for the forseeable future...

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    I think that not making any trades is the right thing to do. I think what the Knicks should do is wait till everyone's contract expires and don't re-sign them.We have too many players with high contracts, so anyone with a trade offer will just make an offer to trick the knicks. for ex: Trevor Ariza for steve fancis and channing frye for Zach Randolph.Also, I don't think Isiah Thomas should be fired. Whoever comes in for Isiah will have to adjust to the mess the Knicks has become.
    Last edited by abcd; Jan 02, 2008 at 07:38. Reason: mispelling on z-bo's name

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    Originally Posted by metrocard
    Isiah Says Knicks Will Be Inactive Around Trade Deadline
    January 2, 2008 - 6:17 am
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    I give up.
    Bye.

    lol
    Sometimes you wonder how delusional Isiah really is lol

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    Jan 2 Artest (elbow) said he would approve a deal to New York and boasts that he could turn things around for the Knicks, the New York Post reports.

    Recommendation: The Knicks pursued Artest in the offseason and could certainly use someone to play some defense. "Anywhere I go, I can turn things around, given the opportunity," Artest said. "I definitely would not be opposed to it if that is my calling. I would not be opposed if something would happen [with the Knicks]. But I just want to win a championship.

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    i think isiah is playing hard to get with sac

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    See the Kings actually are shipping them two around... Now! Thats crazy... And Isiah isn't pullin the trigger. Isiah is a stupid person. Thats it. I don't care if Ron is injuried and so is Bibby. Bibby will be back sooner or later. At least he actually has a reason not playin.

    I remember when VC was beening shipped around... Knicks were the TOP team. Tim Thomas and a Scrub for VC!!!!!! Isiah said no... Tim is a great starter for the team..... Wow that went far...

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    isiah.. pull the trigger on a trade... if u fuk-up, its not the 1st time... but maybe it will be the last time...

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    Originally Posted by Toons
    Jan 2 Artest (elbow) said he would approve a deal to New York and boasts that he could turn things around for the Knicks, the New York Post reports.

    Recommendation: The Knicks pursued Artest in the offseason and could certainly use someone to play some defense. "Anywhere I go, I can turn things around, given the opportunity," Artest said. "I definitely would not be opposed to it if that is my calling. I would not be opposed if something would happen [with the Knicks]. But I just want to win a championship.

    Ron Artest was the "MAN" for the "Curry Factor", not Zach Randolph.
    C-Curry
    PF-Lee
    SF-Artest
    Ron Artest is a court LEADER in practice and in a game.

    This season "Curry Factor" is all Isiah Thomas fault for not Starting David Lee alongside of Curry at the start of the 2007-8 season, plus not demanding that Curry, Zach, Lee, James, and Malik Rose all participate in Mark Aquire Bigman Camp in July & August.

    There was no reason why Zach, Balkman, Collins, and Nate could'nt have been the Fire-Power off the Bench at the start of this season to give this Knick-Team a strong depth chart.
    David Lee was supposed to be assigned to helping improve Eddy Curry Team-Play on both sides of the court at the start of this 2007-8 season.

    Starting Players because of their High Contract is something all G.M's. would like to do, but a Wise Coach looks for the best co-existing players to START & FINISH the game for success.

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    Originally Posted by Kiyaman
    [U], but a Wise Coach looks for the best co-existing players to START & FINISH the game for success.
    the key word here is 'wise'... and we don't have one of them...

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    I think artest could really turn things around for us. So long as he stays outa trouble off the court!!!
    Hes a strong character on the court and could be the floor general we so desperatly need!!!
    As a new yorker i think artest would be fully focused on winning and not stabbin people! although isiah needs it!

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    I don't think starting Artest and Lee with Curry would've made a difference. I think Curry is just too bad a defender or rebounder to play with anyone, unless they average 3 blocks and 12 rebounds to make up for his feutility.You'd have to find a hall of famer to play with Curry, to make up his terrible defensive ability. I've actually seen Curry space out during ball games, and point guards would just go lay it up in his face.I like Eddy Curry, and I think he's a great low post threat, but he's just too bad on defense to survive in this league.
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    Originally Posted by abcd
    I don't think starting Artest and Lee with Curry would've made a difference. I think Curry is just too bad a defender or rebounder to play with anyone, unless they average 3 blocks and 12 rebounds to make up for his feutility.You'd have to find a hall of famer to play with Curry, to make up his terrible defensive ability. I've actually seen Curry space out during ball games, and point guards would just go lay it up in his face.I like Eddy Curry, and I think he's a great low post threat, but he's just too bad on defense to survive in this league.
    Your right, i've also seen him just lose focus right in the middle of an important possession! No lie,during the recent Bulls game, I swear Curry got caught on a screen and couldn't recover after that. It took him like 5-6 seconds to figure out who he was guarding and when he finally realized, the shot was up and he waasn't even in position to rebound (as usual).

    It frustrates me that on offense he's 300 lbs. but on defense he turns into Hannah Montana.

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    Isiah Has **** for brains its official!

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