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    This youtube video is hilarious even though i think it was made by a anti-knick fan...the shyt is so funny if u watched any commericial on the knicks this is funny as hell...............
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    yo metro how do u just put a video in a post instead of having to put the link all the time???

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    Originally Posted by Paul1355
    yo metro how do u just put a video in a post instead of having to put the link all the time???
    use the (youtube) (/youtube) tags - replacing () with [] and in between them put the value of the youtube link
    For example
    ...youtube.com/watch?v=rXO7F3ZUg2c
    rXO7F3ZUg2c would go between the tags

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    I love him throwing the elbow ^.^

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    Originally Posted by Trin_Starr
    use the (youtube) (/youtube) tags - replacing () with [] and in between them put the value of the youtube link
    For example
    ...youtube.com/watch?v=rXO7F3ZUg2c
    rXO7F3ZUg2c would go between the tags
    damn son can u give me some more steps i think im a lil confused i tried that and it didnt work it just posted the site or url.
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    Default good luck.

    He was a bright spot in an otherwise, terrible past couple years. Always played hard, always brought excitment and defense. although he wasn't going to be the savior of the knicks anytime soon, I'll miss him.

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    Originally Posted by Paul1355
    damn son can u give me some more steps i think im a lil confused i tried that and it didnt work it just posted the site or url.
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    I'm not a fan of the trade at all. Walsh should have tried to package Balkman with Curry, before he traded him. The Nuggets got robbed in the Camby trade, so Walsh should have tried to rob the Nuggets with this trade, too. It should've been Balkman and Curry for Terean Green and Bobby Jones. Balkman doesn't even make much money. We basically traded Balkman for nothing. 2 million dollars in capspace doesn't do s#!t. Especially when you trade one of your few valuable players.

    To everyone's surprise, Terean Green is a point guard, and Bobby Jones is a small forward. I'm shocked(sarcasm).

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    damn wtf, balkman for absolutely nothing?!??!?!?!what kinda bullshyt is dat, didnt Sacramento like em?!??!?!

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    Well this does put us back at 15 players on the roster, meaning the iminent waive of current players (read Steph) seems unlikely. Now ofcourse even if we only had three players on the roster I would still move Jerome James! But this to me deads the notion of a certain waive coming before camp

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    Originally Posted by datruth
    damn wtf, balkman for absolutely nothing?!??!?!?!what kinda bullshyt is dat, didnt Sacramento like em?!??!?!
    lmao, that's our new GM. Most of the moves that he's done so far have sucked. Signing Duhon for all that money was stupid, and trading Balkman for D League players was also stupid. Drafting Gallinari is yet to be determined as a poor move, but the Knicks didn't need a small forward. Signing Anthony Roberson is also yet to be determined, because he's never had consistent playing time in the NBA. I would have liked the trade, if Balkman was packaged with Curry, or at least Jeffries, but this trade is just bulls#!t.

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    Let us never forget the fight this man brought to the team and the fire the burned inside him....Let us stop for a moment in silence...........



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    Alright now, for the million dollar question, what is going to happen to his whip?

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    Originally Posted by abcd
    lmao, that's our new GM. Most of the moves that he's done so far have sucked. Signing Duhon for all that money was stupid, and trading Balkman for D League players was also stupid. Drafting Gallinari is yet to be determined as a poor move, but the Knicks didn't need a small forward. Signing Anthony Roberson is also yet to be determined, because he's never had consistent playing time in the NBA. I would have liked the trade, if Balkman was packaged with Curry, or at least Jeffries, but this trade is just bulls#!t.
    You have to remember Balkman didnt have that high of value outside our team. He meant a lot to us because we have no defenders, but, really he is just another hustle player to most teams, so we are thinking we would have gotten much more for him. Now put yourself in another teams shoes, what would you really offer for Balkman? or would you take a package consisting of Balkman and Jefferies without dumping some major garbage on the Knicks in return. This move was simply to create room on the roster while shaving a million off the cap. Plus how much time do we thing Balkman would have gotten, you said it yourself that we have too many SFs anyways, so now we have one less.

    I don't love or hate this move, honestly I think it will not make a difference in terms of wins and losses next season. Did Denver get the better of this deal...ofcourse it was intended to be a one sided deal as far as talent. And you have to imagine that after watching Balkman in the gym, in Summer League practices, and on film, Mike Dantoni did not think he would fit in his system.

    Now had this deal been for D Lee I would've flipped! But I say all in all it was as fair as NBA trades can be, both teams got what they wanted out of it.

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