Last night at the NBA draft Isiah Thomas sent malcontent Steve Francis packing along with Channing Frye for Zach Randolph 23.6PPG 10.1 RPG, Fred Jones, Dan Dickau and The Rights to Demetris Nichols (Drafted last night by Portland at 53) which means non-guaranteed money to the Knicks. Here's a little more on Nichols.

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All in all, if the new front court that is an avg age of 24.8 minus Malik Rose and Jerome James. That keeps us young and in the thick of things in the East for a while. If the Knicks play good team defense, we will contend next year.

With Marbury and Mardy running the point next year, Nate May be the odd man out. Isiah's not done his overhauling yet.