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Knicks Report
jay jade
May 25, 2006
 
Team href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Name: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> New href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> York href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks
Draft href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Picks: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 20 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 29
Depth href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Chart:
PG: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> S. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Marbury, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> N. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Robinson, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> S. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Francis
SG: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> J. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Crawford, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Q. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Richardson
SF: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> J. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Rose, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Q. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Woods*
PF: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> C. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Frye, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> D. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Lee, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> M. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Rose, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> M. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Taylor
C: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> E. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Curry, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> J. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> James, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> J. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Butler*

2005-206
href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> This href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> year href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> was href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> suppose href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> be href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> year href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> new href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> coach href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Larry href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Brown href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> brought href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> pride href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> respect href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> back href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> New href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> York. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> However, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> it href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> didn't href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> go href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> planned. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> The href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> started href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> out href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> slow href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> even href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> using href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> M. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Barnes href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> their href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> starting href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> SF. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> From href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> begging href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> end, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> really href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> had href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> no href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> highlight href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> besiedes href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> first href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> week href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Janaury. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Larry href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Brown href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> couldn't href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> decide href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rotation, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> clashed href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> with href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> players, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> blame href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> organization href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> players href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> instead href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> him.

Draft href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Needs:
At href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> this href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> point href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> all href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> ready href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> have href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> plent href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> offensive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> talent href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> at href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> about href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> every href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> position. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Depending href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> who href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> gets href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> traded(S. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Marbury) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> or href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> who href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> gets href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> fired(Larry href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Brown) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> will href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> probably href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> dictate href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> how href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> draft href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> goes.
1)What href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> they href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> need href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> either href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> big href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> pass href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> first href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> PG(For href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> example href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> S. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Livingston) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> or href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> SG href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> with href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> great href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> vision(A. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Iguadala) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> play href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> along href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> side href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> S. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Marbury href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> or href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> S. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Francis. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/>
2)They href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> also href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> lack href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> perimeter href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> stopper. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> The href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> can href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> score href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> from href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> any href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> position, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> problem href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> they href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> can't href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> stop href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> anyone. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> A href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> perimeter href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> stopper href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> would href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> greatly href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> benefit href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks.
3)The href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> also href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> lack href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rugged href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounder href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> shot href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> blocker href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> play href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> along href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> with href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Eddy href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Curry. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/>

GM's href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Draft href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Strategy:
Isiah href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Thomas href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> loves href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> draft href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> young href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> athletic href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> players. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> In href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> past href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> two href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> recent href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> years href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> has href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> done href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> fine href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> job href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> by href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> grabbing href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> T. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Ariza href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> second href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> round href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2004 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> then href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> taking href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Frye, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Robinson, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Lee href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> first href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> round href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2005. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Don't href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> forget href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> that href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Thomas href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> also href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> one href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> respnsible href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> drafting href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Tracey href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> McGrady. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> If href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> there href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> one href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> thing href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Thomas href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> can href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> do href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> well, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> it's href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> having href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> an href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> eye href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> young href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> talent.

Personal href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> analysis:
The href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> lost href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> their href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> second href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> overall href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> pick href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Bulls href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Curry href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> trade href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> so href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> we href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> are href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> left href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> with href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> just href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 20 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 29 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> pick. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> With href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> these href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> two href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> draft href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> picks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> I href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> believe href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> we href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> should href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> draft href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rugged href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounder. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> In href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> our href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> dreams, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Shelden href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Williams href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> falls href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 20 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> spot. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> If href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> doesn't, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> look href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> R. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Rondo, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> M. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Collins, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> S. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Williams, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> R. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Brewer href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> get href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> long href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> look href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> at href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> because href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> their href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> defense href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> their href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> overall href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> talent. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> With href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 29 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> pick href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> look href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> either href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> taking href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> young href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> talent(Josh href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Boone) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> or href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> an href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> international href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> player href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> who href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> will href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> stay href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> over href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> seas(Saer href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Sene) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> due href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> full href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> bench.

Other href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> considerations:
1) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> The href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Knicks href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> fired href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Larry href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Brown href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> keep href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> all href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> their href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> players href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> run href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> faster href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> pace href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> game. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> In href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> that href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> case href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> look href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> some href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> high href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> flyers href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> such href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> M. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Ager.
2) href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Larry href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Brown href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> still href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> coach href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> forces href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Thomas href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> draft href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> players href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> likes href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> more href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> like href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> R. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Rondo, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> defensive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> specialist href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> pass href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> first href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> PG.
 
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