im pretty sure i reported this trade rumor in the trade david lee section.. and then it was made into a thread but its ok. well when i heard about this a couple days ago the general consensus is.. not a lot of ppl want to take david lee. first off as much as i like david.. hes just a one dimensional, too slow to play the 3 and D and not much of a shotblocker to be a force in the paint. we love him so much cause he hustles and shows heart which is fine like i said i love the kid. but we worship him cause hes one of the couple that actually show this on the team. hes a six man. and the reason his value isnt as high is because this is his final year so where ever he is traded to he could just peace and sign a contract with another team... a team that would have to fork up around 9-10 million for a six man.
he interrupts are class of '10 goal and thats why he will be traded. another possibility besides for trading him for felton is a deal with portland for steve blake.. an even worse idea i think. i dont know what the hatred is on Raymond Felton though. hes a solid young player
the other options is working on a sign and trade. for monta ellis who would love to play for us or possibly ben gordon who has a glut of guards. telfair is an option as well as memphis guard Lowry.
many things can happen but i wouldnt expect to see david lee or stephon marbury on this team next year.
David Lee is the closet thing we have now to an Oakley...on this team. And that's high praise in KNICKS LAND. And I can see why we as fans are so attached to him. I would rather give up Robinson..I just don't think he'll accomplish much for us other than a few ESPN highlights.
Now if we got Raymond Felton...I don't like his assist/turnover ration to be our starting PG...it's gotten better but needs to go up another notch. It would be his 4th season...so he has good value. Monta Ellis or Gordon..would be a better move...obviously but Felton would be solid.
We still need a damned SG....and a C..if we are not going to bang the boards.
i hate this trade i want to get high salaried players off the team, not add other teams mediocre players.