New York Knicks Have Recaptured the Spirit of the City

July 11th, 2010 by Danny Chau Leave a reply »
It's been a long, drawn, two-year wait for Knicks fans. In these languishing years, the "Summer of 2010" became something of an urban legend. It was a mythical tale of supposed good times , where fans actually cheered for their team with a thunderous clamor and an unwavering faith, befitting of a city they call the "Basketball Mecca."

It almost goes without saying, but the wayward Knicks fans were in dire need of a savior. For two years, it was thought that LeBron James would assume the role. James would be the man who would resurrect a team decaying in its own pool of corpses—namely Eddy Curry's.

Unfortunately, it wasn't meant to be. However, what has emerged in the wake of LeBron's cold shoulder might provide the beacon of light the Knicks have been searching for.

The acquisition of Amar'e Stoudemire gives the Knicks their rock, which is borderline hilarious, considering his mercurial eight years with the Phoenix Suns. The talent was never in question, but bestial hunger that existed in his offensive game was often times nonexistent on the other end. Regardless, New York now has its bona fide superstar talent—not one t ...

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