The Knicks now have millions more in cap space. Phil Jackson could screw it all up by signing the wrong players, but he is giving himself the opportunity to build a team the way he wants.
As the annual tradition goes, Santa Schmeelk is coming to town and presenting the Knicks with some gifts to help them get through this usually joyous, but now painful time of year.
The Knicks should be jumping at a chance to trade him for anything with a pulse (or not) that has an expiring contract this season.
Even though the team hasn’t turned it around, it is a positive sign that Fisher appears to be showing some growth.
The real reason the trade has been such a disaster has nothing to do with either Chandler or Jose Calderon’s performances. It’s about cap space.
This is going to be a time-consuming and painful process with the Knicks, and Carmelo Anthony is finally realizing that.
Let me start by saying I’m sorry. And then let me tell you why this Knicks debacle is your doing.
December 15 is coming, and Jackson was wise to say he wouldn’t make a move for the sake of making a move. But make no mistake about it: Change is coming, whether it’s now or after the season.
The Knicks let another winnable game slip through their fingers on Thursday night, and there were a lot of interesting storylines. Let’s go through them.
Things are bad, and usually these types of circumstances prompt James Dolan to swoop in and do something ill-conceived.
The Knicks’ shooting-guard position was supposed to be a strength this year, but so far it has been an absolute disaster.
As the Knicks continue to sputter through the regular season — and likely to another lottery season — there has been hidden progress within the losses on the offensive side of the ball.
With the Knicks at 4-11 and closer to the first pick in the draft than the NBA playoffs, chatter has already started about the Knicks’ upcoming offseason.
Is age already creeping up on Carmelo Anthony? Or are some of his lower statistics the product of the triangle offense and his return to small forward?
No one knows how long Stoudemire will stay healthy, but the Knicks must take advantage of his skills while he is.