So I happened to be reading Newsday this morning, and most specifically the Knicks blog on there and came across and interesting article from Alan Hahn.
Very enjoyable read and really hit the nail on the head in that we’re investing too much hope into next summer and not built even close to a solid enough team to lure LeBron.
We have been turned down by Jason Kidd and Grant Hill already this summer and it appears Andre Miller will sign elsewhere, but Sessions is on our radar which is great if the Bucks go the cheap route and create more cap for next summer.
Here is where things get tricky though. If next summer doesn’t go as planned and we don’t land two big time players where does this team turn?
The draft? Walsh has already done a poor job with that.
Sign and Trade? Who is out there that’d want to play with our current roster? And who wants anything currently on our roster other then Lee?
Where are the options that Walsh has falsely lead us on to believe? Why does he have so much faith in next summer? Well, Walsh has either gone senile or just hopes his hype will sell tickets for the time being.
I tend to side with the senile adjective when describing Walsh and really regret adding him to the staff.
Jordan Hill and Tony Douglass were both dreadful this summer and showed lots of inabilities on the court that I and most already had predicted.
And when is Gallinari ever getting on the court again or is that now a lost cause as well? I’ve read good reports on his rehabilitation, but for the time being until he gets on the court and proves himself he was still a bad choice and poor fit for this team if indeed God gives pity on this franchise and sends us LeBron.
Phew. Minny rant now over on the subject on Walsh, so lets turn to something more pleasant like the thought of adding Melo or Kevin Durant in 2011.
I’m curious as to whether or not Walsh is looking past 2010 and realizing there is still lots of quality talent on the market the following summer as well.
Personally, I just want this team to become watchable again and if this team’s summer league performance is any indication it’s going to be a very long season.