It doesn’t matter how many NBA titles Phil Jackson has won, you don’t trade Kristaps Porziņģis. But hopefully, James Dolan wouldn’t let it get that far.
New York Knicks
The Celtics got the No. 1 pick; great—but they’ve got big decisions to make. No. 8 doesn’t help NY and Orlando is a mess, but how about those Lakers?
So let’s say the New York Knicks bite the bullet on the Noah contract for now AND Carmelo Anthony stays—just what the heck are they going to do?
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The Lakers ‘brand’ has taken place of how an NBA team should be properly run by turning to Magic Johnson. Don’t be surprised if the results are disastrous.
If the New York Knicks are going to trade Carmelo Anthony, it needs to be to build around the future that is Kristaps Porziņģis. We’ve got just the thing.
Red Auerbach leaving the Celtics for the Knicks? Not a chance. But when John Y. Brown’s stubbornness goes too far, Red does exactly that.
The New York Knicks don’t get Carmelo Anthony, the Nets do. Instead, New York gets Chris Paul. But that is only the beginning.
At the time of the deal, nobody thinks much of the New York Knicks trading for Kyle Lowry. But soon, the rest of the league is forced to take notice.
Now that Theo Epstein has helped deliver a World Series championship to the Chicago Cubs, plenty of big-name executives are lining up to give him a call.
Best case scenario, you could expect a surprisingly good New York Knicks squad. The star-power is there, as is the defense. So, what’s missing?
We’ve reached the Top 2, and Pat Riley’s legacy speaks for itself. Lakers, Knicks, the Heat—he won with them all. But sometimes, that ego got in the way.
Carmelo Anthony took a step forward last season—no small feat for a 32-year-old. He was better defensively, more physical, and became more of a team player.
His tenure in Utah was forgettable, but Millsap has transformed in Atlanta. His passing, defense—even 3-point shooting—have improved. So when does it end?
There’s no denying Phil Jackson’s legacy; 11 championships is absurd. But he always had the best players and rarely developed his own.
Gordon Hayward is an all-world passer and a slightly above-average shooter at his position, but the shooting could be better and his defense lets him down.