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Friday, February 19th, 2010

Can the Knicks sign Bron and Melo?

“While the 2011 market may not have as many stars, it isn’t lacking in big names, either. Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol, Caron Butler, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, David West and Tayshaun Prince could all be changing zip codes two summers from now.”-ESPN

The Knicks put themselves in position to sign two max players and re-sign David Lee in the off-season. However, if they sign one player like a Lebron, Bosh, Wade, Amare or Joe Johnson they could sign another player in 2011. In a perfect world all Knicks fans would like to see James and Anthony on the Knicks. Donnie Walsh should not feel pressured to sign two players to max deals this summer  if he feels they would not be a good fit. Walsh also needs to spend money wisely on roster slots because they traded their 2012 first-round pick in the Tracy McGrady deal.

How can this work:

1)  Eddy Curry has an expiring contract next season ($11.2 million)

2) Knicks do not have a first round pick in 2012 (no salary against the …

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The first-ever slam dunk competition was held this week during halftime of the ABA All-Star game at McNichols Arena in Denver. Julius Erving of the New York Nets wowed everybody with his running dunk from the foul line. Dr. J bested Denver’s David Thompson, Artis Gilmore of the Kentucky Colonels, and San Antonio’s George Gervin and Larry Kenon. As for the game itself (after some pregame entertainment by top-of-the-chart recording artists Glen Campbell and Charlie Rich), the league eschewed its former format of East vs. West, instead having the first place team at the break taking on a group of ABA All-Stars. The Denver Nuggets, coached by Larry Brown, scored 52 points in the fourth quarter to overtake the All-Star squad by a final score of 144-138. Thompson was named the game’s MVP, scoring 29 points, and Dr. J led the All-Stars with 23 points. In the NBA All-Star game, Dave Bing was named MVP (16 points, four assists) after leading the East to a 123-109 victory …

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