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Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Postell or Redd?

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Knicks select Lavor Postell at at 39

Milwaukee Bucs select Michael Redd at 43

It is hard to blame the Knicks for not selecting Redd because so many other teams passed him up. He turned out to be one of the best 2nd round picks this decade. The Knicks chose Donnell Harvey in the first round who was traded with John Wallace to the Dallas Mavericks for Erick Strickland and Pete Mickael. Yet another tade that did not work out for GM Scott Layden.

Lavor Postell played four seasons at St.Johns averaging a career high 14.3 points in his senior season. He also led the team in rebounding (6.9) and performed well at the Chiacgo predraft camp which caused his draft stock to rise. He was named All-Big East 2nd team and finished 15th all-time in school history in points scored.

Postell played three seasons for the Knicks and appeared in just 61 games. He averaged 3.2 points in 7.3 minutes per game in his career. The 6’6″ Georgia native was buried on the bench backing up Allan Houston and …

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