ever heard of Melo?
We saw last night vs. The Lakers why we need some size, I respect what we tried to do to start the game and even with Amare blocking 6 shots (most by a Knick since Camby) it is apparent we can win some games playing small ball, but when push comes to shove we need size.
Now a lot of the reason why we lost to The Lakers was poor shooting, but we wouldve had an opportunity to grab more boards with some size!
Anyways....I say we trade Curry for Samuel Dalembert for some immediate help.
Now, why would Sac. do this you might ask....because Eddy Curry is really bad with money!
Meaning because The Knicks had to front him half his salary this year, what his contracts states is double what is really owed.
The Kings have sucked the past few years and they continue to lose money on tickets sales, mechandise etc. so the deal saves them about 4 million since they will paying Curry 2.75 million instead of the 6.2 million dollars owed to Dalembert!
Dalembert has falling out of the rotation for the most part and is seeking a buyout, thus this being even cheaper than a buyout since at best Sam only leaves 2 million on the table.
Plus, this deal opens up another trade possiblility, which is trading Tariaf to Orlando for their trade exception and a future first rounder, which will free up an additional 4 million in cap next summer because Tariaf's value is certainley decreased upon the arrival of Damlembert.
So lets say we then trade AR for Telfair and a future 1st to free up 4 more million
A good team to finish the season with plus we would have about 24 million to sign Wilson to his extension and to add some really nice peices to take us to the next level, as well as a couple of Draft Picks in the event we have to orchestrate some sign and trades to get the players we want this off season!
Plus this would allow us to adution Samuel Dalembert to see if he is a player we would want to sign this off season as a FA and since we are trading him for Curry, we are almost literally giving up nothing for him so this is no risk-high reward deal for us!
Please give me Donnie's email address to forward this to him.
^LOFL... would love to see Dalembert skying for Knicks, just don't know if Antoni would play him, or if ANYONE gives a flying f*ck for Currytownhouse.
I like the ideas tho, the thinking definitely opens us up for Caramelo discussions further down the line, so yeah! tard! haha!
I don't think Dalembert would even start. Low IQ players just don't fit this team/system.
If Andre Blatche wasn't such a jackass, he actually would be the perfect Center to play along Amare in this system.
What about DeAndre Jordan? I think he is a free agent this year.
desperation bleeding all over the hardwood at MSG right now
Dalambert will ruin this team significantly.
he has no jumper
no pick and roll skills ( which is why philly shipped him out, because he didnt compliment their fast back court at all )
Dalembert would get us some boards, and some blocks, but hes been an underachiever his entire life, on terrible baskeball teams, and I dont want him here
I want a winning pedigree
I make a move for camby if anything, he knows his roll, and can split 24/24 with turiaf at the center position effectively, doing the same thing that turiaf does in terms of pick n roll, weak side finishing, shot blocking, and rebound relief, and camby can handle playing in NY.
how do we know how dalambert would be effected when hes bricking layups, and air balling free throws in front of an MSG crowd.
we can acheive much more for currys valuable pay check than samuel dalembert.
Well D'Antoni uses Turiaf who doesn't score much so maybe as far as centers goes he cares more about defense and rebounding.
I want Camby.
lets trade Curry 2 a rebuilding team who wants cap relief for their 1st and draft Cam Newton!
Now I guess I shouldve added I would only pull the trigger on this deal if no other deals were on the table, but considering our last 3 losses (Miami,Orlando,Lakers) were a result of our inability to defend the post, there is no way we turn our nose to this deal!
You mentioned him not being a great shooter, but neither is Tariaf yet he cracks to rotation!, and Samuel is a player you can throw a lob to for an oop....but for sure his offense is not why we would bring him in!
This is not the deal that takes us over the top, but rather makes us more competetive to finish out the season.