Knicks think big with Chandler deal
New York throws more money around, but cap creativity opens up more possibilities
Updated: December 10, 2011, 5:50 PM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
If I would characterize the New York Knicks organization in one word, it would be "impatient." Over the past two decades, the Knicks have looked for every shortcut and thrown money at every problem. The ultimate result is that they've spent twice as much as everybody else, but the results haven't been much different. So it was when they gave a fully guaranteed $95 million to Amare Stoudemire, an uninsurable (and thus untradable) player who has had two microfracture surgeries, and so it was when they threw in pretty much every useful asset they had in order to get Carmelo Anthony from Denver.
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