Archive for April 13th, 2010

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

New York Knicks: Next Steps, Part A

Knicks Rumors & News

As the Knicks played their final home game of the season yesterday here are some next steps to consider…In Part B, I will cover the David Lee issue and other possible free agents.

Next season the Knicks have Danilo Gallinari, Wilson Chandler, Toney Douglas under contract. Eddy Curry has a $11 million dollar option he will exercise. Bill Walker and J.R. Giddens have team options while Sergio Rodriguez has a qualifying offer. This being said the Knicks roster looks very thin going into the off-season.

1) Sign Marcus Camby: Camby has expressed interest in returning to New York and Donnie Walsh is expected to pursue him this summer. The Knicks need to add a long and athletic big to the front-line which makes the former Knick very appealing. Despite his injury concerns he is very productive when healthy. He is averaging 11.8 rebounds (2nd in the NBA) and 2 blocks (4th in the NBA). His 30-point, 13 rebound effort against the Thunder yesterday shows he is not slowing down even at the age of 36.

2) Target players …

Mets Week in Review

Mets Rumors & News

The Mets put an emphasis on getting off to a fast start, and they did – for one day. But it’s been all downhill after the opener, and now the Mets are already in last place, with a 2-4 record. And when Johan Santana can’t beat the Washington Nationals, we may be in for a long season. David Wright hitting a home run in the first inning of the first game was a sight for sore eyes and what was hopefully a sign of things to come. But the lack of timely hitting, some poor starting pitching and the team being “unprepared” is no way to start a season. Here are some good and bad things we’ve seen so far in the first week of the season.

The Good

Jeff Francoeur: The Mets’ right fielder is off to a torrid start. He’s hitting.476, with a.538 on base percentage and is slugging 1.000 (to lead the NL). He has two home runs and six RBI’s in six games. But the …

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