Knicks Offseason Not The Epic Disaster It’s Made Out To Be

July 13th, 2010 by Jayson Love Leave a reply »
When Isaiah Thomas ran the Knicks, he did so with the thoughfulness of a middle school student; thinking of each move in a vacuum and ignoring future ramifications.

His belief, like most Knicks fans at the time was that the Knicks could never get under the salary cap and needed to find creative ways to add talent and take chances other organizations could not take. 

He brought in players with unquestioned talent, but questionable character such as Stephon Marbury and Eddy Curry and it seemed like a decent roster was being rounded into shape.  However, the off the court and sometimes on the court issues were too much and the Knicks were left a disaster and a half.

Enter Donnie Walsh who in two years, managed to overturn a roster and resist temptation to sneak into the playoffs with solid but overpaid players such as Jamal Crawford and Zach Randolph.  He followed the plan to the letter and as July 1st, 2010 approached, the Knicks were in as good of shape as anyone to add marquee free agents like Lebron James.

No need to rehash, but we all know where Lame James ended up.  He will chase his elusive  ...

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