New York Knicks: After Much Offseason Hype, Are They Now Appearing Fraudulent?

January 27th, 2011 by Chaz Surette Leave a reply »
In the midst of all the media coverage surrounding the Miami Heat and the new "Big Three" of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, the New York Knicks quietly began retooling their roster in an attempt to the team to prominence once more.

After an abysmal 2009-10 campaign, in which the Knicks finish with a record 29-53 and recording their ninth straight losing season, the Knicks took a huge step forward and acquired free agent Amar'e Stoudemire from the Phoenix Suns, finally bringing a legitimate NBA superstar to their roster after years of lackluster talent.

Alongside Stoudemire, New York brought in Raymond Felton from the Charlotte Bobcats, and they saw the maturation and skill of fellow starters Wilson Chandler, Danilo Gallinari and Landry Fields.

The Knicks soon appeared ready for a winning season, and a possible playoff bid. It appeared to be yet another shakeup in the Eastern Conference, as some began to question the Boston Celtics' position of power.

A few (less rational) fans even thought the Knicks could challenge Boston in the Atlantic Division (no one I've heard here on Bleacher Report, but they're out there somewhere). ...

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