Donnie Walsh Only Has Eyes For 2010

November 22nd, 2009 by Andrew Sheldon Leave a reply »
Donnie Walsh doesn’t care about Brandon Jennings or Eric Gordon. For that matter, he doesn’t really care about most of the players currently on the Knicks roster.

Last year, Donnie Walsh selected Danilo Gallinari with the sixth pick in the draft. With the next selection, the Clippers took Eric Gordon. Gordon went on to average 16 points a game, while Gallinari spent most of the year injured. This past June, Walsh took Arizona big man Jordan Hill with the eighth pick.

Two selections later, the Milwaukee Bucks selected Brandon Jennings. While Hill has struggled so far, Jennings scored 17 points against the Knicks this season, 55 against the Warriors (a Bucks rookie record), and has so far looked like the best player in last spring’s draft.

Two years, two misses?

Maybe, but Donnie Walsh doesn’t care.

Don’t get it wrong, based on the way it stands now, Walsh surely wishes he drafted the 6’0" point guard, who spent last year playing pro-ball in Italy.

It would have eased the tension and misery that is sure to ensue this year and diverted eyes away from what is otherwise one of the worst teams in the leag ...

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