New York Knicks: 6 Reasons Dwight Howard Could Bring a Dynasty to the Big Apple

April 11th, 2011 by Brian Geraghty Leave a reply »
While the Knicks are finally starting to see the benefit of the Carmelo Anthony trade, it is very clear that the Knicks lack an inside presence on the defensive end of the floor.

Although Amar'e Stoudemire has been very effective offensively, landing himself as the number five scorer in the NBA averaging 25.42 PPG, his defense has been mediocre at best.

This is why the Knicks must do whatever they can to obtain Dwight Howard when he hits the market as a free agent in 2012. They would likely have to trade something to get him, as the Magic will likely attempt to get something back for Howard, much in the way the Nuggets and Jazz did with their respective superstars.

While it is unlikely that the Knicks will be able to offer Amar'e Stoudemire straight up for Dwight Howard, due to Stoudemire's notorious injury history, the Knicks would be prudent to add another player and draft pick to the deal to acquire the coveted big man they will need to become the championship caliber team New York has been craving for the past decade.  

Obtaining Dwight Howard would give the Knicks a ...

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