Thursday, April 22, 2010

New York Knicks what the salary cap future holds

CLAAAANG!!! ; Another errant Knicks shot glances off the rim. ; The New York Knickerbockers have mastered the art of losing for the past 10 years. ; The only silver lining after this season is the possibility of signing two big name, “max contract” players. ; The Knicks traded away their upcoming draft pick (along with Jared Jeffries and others) to Houston, ;to free up more money for these players. ; Nothing is guaranteed, the Knicks aren’t necessarily getting anyone for their trouble. ;


The losing that the Knicks have been doing is a relatively new experience for their head coach, Mike D’Antoni. ; D’Antoni came over from Phoenix, where he had an outstanding winning percentage, playoff appearances every year, and usually a late-season meeting with the San Antonio Spurs that ultimately would decide who would come out of the west. ; Before he coached Amare Stoudemire, Steve Nash and Shawn Marion to 60 wins a year. ; Now he leads Al Harrington and a band of inexperienced, below average knicks to likely two 30 win seasons. ;

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