The draft marked the symbolic end of a week so blah that Indiana and Golden State saw more drama. In truth though, it has been an important week for New York if a boring one. Nothing really happened, but the stage is set for some potentially good outcomes. Amid a chorus of boos, face palms [...]
Archive for June, 2012
[New York Daily News] Knicks point to Nash in free agency (Sat, 30 Jun 2012 02:56:03 GMT) Steve Nash’s agent should expect a call from the Knicks just after midnight Saturday night, when the free agency madness officially begins. [New York Times] Knicks Get Boost in Effort to Retain Lin With Bird Rights (Sat, 30 [...]
The NBA has settled its dispute with the Players Association over the rights of waived players. The compromise is that players waived under traditional methods can gain “Early Bird” rights (their team being allowed to resign them for up to the average NBA salary) but not “Bird” rights (being able to resign them for more [...]
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[New York Post] Knicks fans may never see 2nd-rounder in N.Y. (Fri, 29 Jun 2012 04:33:18 -0500) It’s all Greek to Knicks fans who thought the club would take a step forward last night in the NBA Draft in trying to win now and build up their bench. It wasn’t worth the wait. With the [...]
I’m probably missing a vowel or twelve in there somewhere. Anyway, with a few wish-listers falling in the final moments before the Knicks’ sole pick — Darius Miller and Doron Lamb just to name a pair — talk of snagging local hero Scott Machado or Marquette product Darius Johnson-Odom appeared close to actual commencement. Either [...]
So I wrote a thing over at the thing about three possible candidates for the Knicks’ pick tonight, which if I remember correctly is the 103rd: Having dealt away their first-round draft pick in the 2010 Tracy McGrady trade, the Knicks’ hopes for adding depth will now have to be realized in the second round. [...]