The Warriors signed Kevin Durant. The Celtics claimed they finished second for the superstar free agent. And the bronze medal goes to… Doc Rivers on The Vertical Podcast with Woj, as transcri…
When Amar’e Stoudemire retired, I said history will treat him better than present-day analysis — maybe even to the point he gets legitimate Hall of Fame consideration. Get past Stoudemire’s injury-caused decline with the Knicks and his wayward years with the Mavericks and Heat, and Stoudemire was a heck of a player with the Suns (and in his first year in New York). Thanks to the NBA, the process of remembering Stoudemire for his peak can begin immediately. I was blown away by the first few highlights before realizing they were just the introduction for the top 10.
The New York Knicks look a lot different now than during the 2015-16 season, but with Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook potentially 2017 free-agents, which point guard fits better in New York. Before we get into their role, let's briefly recap the moves the Knicks made during this off-season. President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson was able to make a big splash in free agency trading for Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. Jackson also signed Rose's Bulls teammate Joakim Noah then adding back-court depth in guards Courtney Lee and Brandon Jennings. Noah and Lee both signed multi-year deals, but Rose is finishing the final year of his Chicago Bulls deal which puts the Knicks in an unfamiliar