A former first-round pick of the Memphis Grizzlies, the six-foot-11, 226-pounder has spent the majority of his career on the sidelines, never living up to expectations after bolting for the NBA after just one season in college.
“It hurt my feelings, because I felt that we had developed a relationship, and I thought that he was committed to the organization,” Cuban said.
Carmelo Anthony wouldn’t take the blame for Jeremy Lin leaving the Knicks, but he did acknowledge that he’ll always take the brunt of criticism when things go wrong.
The 27-year-old appeared in all 66 games for the Bulls last season — starting 43 of them — averaging 6.2 points, 2.1 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 24.8 minutes per game.
Jason Kidd is a 10-time NBA All-Star, a five-time All-NBA First Team selection, a four-time NBA All-Defensive First Team selection and an NBA Champion. But he won’t be starting for the Knicks next season.
After an article in the Daily News yesterday, a lot of Jeremy Lin talk has dominated the Knicks’ scene. Lin, nothing short of a phenomenon last year, is starting to see the dark side of being the man in the spotlight in New York.
Clearly on the downside of his career at age 38, Camby still provides a lot of value for the Knicks off the bench. He averaged nine rebounds in only 23 minutes, good enough for one of the best rates in the NBA.
“The Knicks are a great franchise and I live in New York City [each summer], so I’d definitely consider them if they were interested,” the eight-time NBA All-Star recently said at a promotional appearance in Manhattan.