|11-23-2009, 05:16 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2008
Knicks gameplan about to crumble?
Some excellent points. Good article all in all. Click the link above to read it in its entirety.
Personally, I still feel James could bolt. Let's look at his team:
Shaq: One foot in the grave... Career-wise
Big Z: Ditto
Mo Williams: Great complimentary player
Varejao: Overpaid role player
Moon: Overrated role player
Hickson: On his way to a bright NBA future
Gibson: One trick pony
And I could continue... But looking at the Cavs right now I can only think of one word to describe them after you look past James and that word is "blah". That team is good because James is amazing in almost every way on the court. You take James out of there and you drop him down along side of Harrington, Lee, Chandler and Duhon with Robinson, Hughes, Jefferies, ect. and that's a playoff team. If James stays with the Cavs there is aq rebuild that must take place. If he goes to the Knicks he will be there on the ground floor of a rebuild, a couple seasons ahead of the Cavs' inevitable fate. I don't know, something still tells me James will be leaving Cleveland and that NYC will be a likely destination. The fans will love him there, they're not stupid, they just have a zero tolerance when it comes to losing teams. They would no doubt appreciate arguably the best player in the league.
Wade will stay in Miami, not sure why he would want to leave because they have some nice young players to help them grow as a strong, deep team.
I think Amare could bolt. He's had his issue with the Suns in recent years and Steve nash won't be much of a selling point to a guy about to sign a six year deal because how many years does Nash really have left? What happens when he retires?
I think Bosh will stay. He's finally playing in stable conditions, he's the man, he has a good management team around him, lots of talent and he knows no one else can come close to the offer the Raptors can make.
Last edited by Apollo; 11-23-2009 at 05:19 PM.
|11-23-2009, 09:33 PM||#2 (permalink)|
in la la land
I'm stuck being a Rap Fan
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Its jeffb's world we just post in it
Well Knicks had to clean cap space and rebuild and thats what they are doing. Whats funny is they doing all this cleaning when the Cap will problably shrink like crazy.
In those respects I don't think knicks really did have a "master plan" to get a star. Now at least they are prudent buyers
|11-23-2009, 09:41 PM||#3 (permalink)|
thinking Stephen Harper has got to go.
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Markham, Canada
Are these writers dense? Bosh has more reason to stay then either LeBron or Wade as he has arguably a better, deeper team built around him. We have already shown we can beat both Miami and Cleveland and we haven't even been full strength since preseason.
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