Originally Posted by Claudius
So, you would've brought him in for marketing purposes alone? Isn't this fan base angry at exactly that type of move?
Knicks got lucky, but again, let's give it some time too. I hate to start another Lin debate, but I've yet to see a team play great defense on him (FORCE HIM LEFT!).
Forbes. Butler. Magloire. Carter. Gray. Alabi. Not much more than warm bodies.
In a throw away year, if you want to get a good look at a guy, get a good look at him because it wasn't going to be 3 years, $15 mil. He would have been a marketing gem in Toronto without
all that on-court success. We're paying fans. You want to cheer for more than free t-shirts and 3 wins out of 10 when it is as low risk as he was.