New York Times: Knicks Idling, Waiting for Baron
Perhaps more than any other N.B.A. team, the Knicks have fostered a reputation for laying franchise fortune at the feet of superstars either in the midst of – or well past – their primes: Bob McAdoo, Spencer Haywood, Stephon Marbury, Steve Francis, Amar’e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony and, most recently, Tyson Chandler.
Now, with their front court troika all nearing 30, the suddenly floundering Knicks find themselves waiting on one of the most mystifying of Garden Godots in memory.
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