Diaw, Bell could be back on a D'Anton...

Diaw, Bell could be back on a D'Antoni roster

There are 11 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 16, 2008, titled Diaw, Bell could be back on a D'Antoni roster. In it, Newsday reports that:

The Knicks were very much interested in acquiring both Raja Bell and Boris Diaw, but with Mike D'Antoni now in New York after a bitter divorce from the Suns, they were not going to come directly from Phoenix.

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dbb

Albany, NY

#1 Dec 16, 2008
the spin continues. KNicks lose, they were never closer than 10 before the final score and the lead story is that D'Anton was cheered
Skot

West Sacramento, CA

#2 Dec 16, 2008
@dbb: Did you watch the game? Twice in the last 4 minutes the Knicks were down by 3 points and had multiple possesions to further close the gap. On one occasion, Chandler was called for a charge and he fouled out. And on other occasions, both Duhon and N8 took wide open 3 pointers and missed.

And after half time, the knicks came within 5 points on a few occasions but the Suns were able to build the lead back to 10.

All this while the Knicks could not get their 3 point shooting going and they shot 5 for 37 or something like that.

I think it was a commendable effort on the road. They were again undermanned in that Jefferies did not play after halftime. Somedays the shots will just not go down, but what I liked is the Knicks kept fighting and were hanging around and had a reasonable chance at the end to pull off a win.

I am disappointed in Jefferies. Something tells me he is not going to be the answer for our defensive woes. I wish Donnie can pull of some front court changes to better help defensively. Camby would have been such a great fit here.

Also, I am not enamoured by Diaw and I hope Donnie is not looking at him to come to NY. Bell on the other hand will be a good fit and will fill our needs right now.
Frank

New York, NY

#3 Dec 16, 2008
dbb, did you watch the game? The Knicks hung around and had a chance at the end, despite having a poor shooting night. This team is finally playing with heart.
Marty Glickman

Spartanburg, SC

#4 Dec 16, 2008
I think the Knicks need to bring in Jarred Jordan to compliment Duhon at PG.

“Let's go Yankees”

Since: Jul 08

Long Island

#5 Dec 16, 2008
They may have lost but they are playing with a lot of heart, and hustling. That in itself is a big improvement over years past. I see improvement.
Scott

Northumberland, PA

#6 Dec 16, 2008
Don't trade David Lee. Diaw sucks.
phill

New York, NY

#7 Dec 21, 2008
David Lee is a "BUM" !!!! Get his "BUM-@$$" out of town ... DO U really want to pay him 10mil. a year?! Diaw can atleast block shots & play big better than him..
Tiffany

United States

#8 Dec 21, 2008
i would luv to have boris and raja on the knicks
jaye_love

Phoenix, AZ

#9 Dec 22, 2008
the phx suns made a BIG mistake by 2 of their BEST PLYERS. they can just kiss the playouf goodbye

“Let's go Yankees”

Since: Jul 08

Long Island

#10 Dec 22, 2008
phill wrote:
David Lee is a "BUM" !!!! Get his "BUM-@$$" out of town ... DO U really want to pay him 10mil. a year?! Diaw can atleast block shots & play big better than him..
I don't think anyone is going to give Lee 10M, but I like his game, he's a good role player.
Tiffany

United States

#11 Dec 22, 2008
the suns always goes to the playoffs,there just that good,and david lee is not a bum

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