i like artest, but gotta agree with ya... he has too much competitiveness in him for these bunch of losers. picture him after curry or zach getting stuffed
defending all by himself at the other end ... as his team mates argue with the ref, or in currys case waddle's down the court... it might take less than one game for ron to go... kaaa-booom...
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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No single player can fix the knicks. There is losing attitude in locker room. There is a lackof effort from players who don't blame themselves for losing. Artest, would be a start. But curry randolph and crawford still would be defensive liabilities.
It frustrates me that on offense he's 300 lbs. but on defense he turns into Hannah Montana.
Kiyaman has been sayin that Z-Bo is worse then Curry on defense but its close. Ive actually seen Z-Bo play good defense from time to time, I dont think Ive ever seen Curry play good defense. This is another thing that can be argued either way but I think Z-Bo has shown occasionally that he has somewhat of an idea of what hes supposed to do on defense where Curry looks clueless and lost. Most centers in the league (including the worse centers, the guys who have an overall rating of 60 on video games) usually can play a little bit of defense. These guys are better then Curry who has no ability on defense at all.
They both suck on defense.
Wate if David Lee says that he would like a change of scenery, then we got some real problems here in NY, am I the only one who caught that one??
I don't think I was ever more disappointed then when I read this article this morning. That was my initial reaction then I remembered that Thomas, hate him or dislike him(cause he can't get any luv today), is a calculating, manipulative dude and always has been from what the old head tell me. There is a method to the madness. I don't believe that Thomas is stupid enough to think he can actually win with this line up. I know a lot of you do but you don't become GM of NY by being an idiot. He has to know something we don't. Artest isn't going to resign with any one. I'm thinking that Thomas did some illegal inside talking to Artest or his agent and promised him something under the table. As X-files like as that sounds, I can't imagine any one not actively pursuing trades when there team has lost 20 games before the new year. He ether knows something or is trying to fake every body out. No one saw the Randolph trade coming. Fear not, something is brewing.
Isiah Has **** for brains its official!