Why the New York Knicks Had Better Have a LeBron James Contingency Plan

May 23rd, 2010 by Charlie Scaturro Leave a reply »

In what has become one of the most over-hyped story lines in sports, everyone is talking about where LeBron James will be signing come July 1.

Various teams around the NBA have been planning for possibly the best free-agent class in the league’s history for the last two years, and are feverishly trying to clear cap space by any means necessary.

Leading the charge in this cap-clearing bonanza is none other than the New York Knicks, who seem to have forgotten that the NBA didn’t cancel the 2009-10 regular season in order to prepare for the vaunted, “summer of 2010.”

In fact, the Knicks seem to have been under that impression for pretty much the entire decade, notching only one winning season (their 2000-01 campaign). 

After that season, and thanks to a multitude of factors, including poor drafts, poor free agent signings, bad trades, bad coaching, and injury woes, the Knicks have put together an abysmal 279-459 record. 

There’s no need to rehash old wounds ...

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