NBA Rumors: What Role Will Anthony Randolph Play on the Knicks This Season?

September 7th, 2010 by Keith Schlosser Leave a reply »
As training camp nears for the Knicks, the questions surrounding the team shift from debating who will be acquired to who will battling it out for minutes in the rotation.

Anthony Randolph, the Knicks' most heralded acquisition besides Amare Stoudemire this summer, will enter training camp unsure of his role. Will he start or provide that spark off the bench?

The Knicks haven't figured it out yet.

Assuming that Randolph is still a member of the Knicks when training camp begins (the Knicks’ desperate desire for Rudy Fernandez has dragged Randolph’s name into the rampant rumors), he will be battling Ronny Turiaf for a spot in the starting lineup.

While the question may not be who the better player is, Randolph will have to prove he is a better fit next to Stoudemire out the gate, as opposed to the defensive-minded Turiaf.

Randolph already has a lot to live up to. Many have been forecasting him as the NBA’s breakout star this season. Whether or not he can live up to his potential in front of the critical New York City media (not to mention dealing with the tremendous pressure of helping the Knicks return to ...

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