Chris Duhon chooses Knicks over Magic

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Free-agent point guard Chris Duhon apparently has chosen the New York Knicks over the Orlando Magic .

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Jul 4, 2008
 
well im a bit shocked seeing as the knicks are only probably gonna be a contender for the 8th playoff spot may be the 7th. d'antoni's style is a run and gun not much for defense that why he lost against the spurs when he was with the suns and adding one defensive guy isnt gonna help them.

time to call up pietrus!!!!

i've seen the knicks make a move for eddie house we could probably do the same and give them a little competition say about 2.5 starting bid for a 3 years or 1.8 mil for the same amount of years.

seems also that the magic were interested in James Posey, why not make a move for him as well.

speaking about knicks c/pf 6'11 randolph morris might be a good slot filler for us.

another pg we could look at is on the the nuggets summer league roster 6'3 G jamont gordon ( ive heard he's a defensive minded player as well).
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#2
Jul 4, 2008
 
also nets guard marcus williams is on the trading block as well. im not exactly thrill about prospect but we do need some hieght at the pg spot.
Michael In Ocoee

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#3
Jul 4, 2008
 
Conflicting report. Sporting News said the Knicks paid him the whole mid-level exception! Sheesh.

Glad we didn't overpay. Next!
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jackson

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Jul 4, 2008
 
wow what an idiot, he chose to play for a team that is in a rebuilding phase that for a team that should be a contender and also give up the chance to play alongside a budding superstar in Dwigh Howard, what an idiot. I just dont see Maggette signing for the MLE, seems like the Spurs might lock him up with a better offer
GO MAGIC!!!
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#6
Jul 4, 2008
 
Who wanted him anyway?
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#7
Jul 4, 2008
 
I'm not surprised. Duhon was guaranteed a starting job in New York where here he would almost definitely be the number two guy. Regardless of money, athletes want to play, no fault in that.

With that being said, Dooling will now make a lot more money than he originally hoped because the Magic will be forced to pay him whatever he asks.

Finally, the Magic have the entire Mid-Level Exception to try and chase down Corey Maggette. I think the deal worked out OK for the Magic. We'll see what the Magic do with he money.
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#8
Jul 4, 2008
 
The San Antonio Express News said that a deal was close between the spurs and maggette. i say we go after that pietrus guy. Go Magic
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Jul 4, 2008
 
Good for Chris! He did have dinner with Jameer but he hung out with JJ and stayed overnight at JJ's.
Guess what inside info he was privy to...yes all the things that are wrong with the Magic.
Once he saw how this "so called" contender is operated and coached there was never a doubt he would play here. Dont forget folks Chris also has a 4 year degree from Duke.
Smart people always will whup on dumb people. Now if JJ can get traded to the Knicks as I have wished for all along things will be GREAT!

:)
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Jul 4, 2008
 
LMAO wrote:
Good for Chris! He did have dinner with Jameer but he hung out with JJ and stayed overnight at JJ's.
Guess what inside info he was privy to...yes all the things that are wrong with the Magic.
Once he saw how this "so called" contender is operated and coached there was never a doubt he would play here. Dont forget folks Chris also has a 4 year degree from Duke.
Smart people always will whup on dumb people. Now if JJ can get traded to the Knicks as I have wished for all along things will be GREAT!
:)
LMAO, the Attack of the Drone....
you are the idiot

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Jul 4, 2008
 
jackson wrote:
wow what an idiot, he chose to play for a team that is in a rebuilding phase that for a team that should be a contender and also give up the chance to play alongside a budding superstar in Dwigh Howard, what an idiot. I just dont see Maggette signing for the MLE, seems like the Spurs might lock him up with a better offer
GO MAGIC!!!
If he did go for the full MLE why would he be an idiot? It ain't like the magic are gonna win a championship with him anyways.

You are such an idiot!!!!

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Jul 4, 2008
 
LMAO wrote:
Good for Chris! He did have dinner with Jameer but he hung out with JJ and stayed overnight at JJ's.
Guess what inside info he was privy to...yes all the things that are wrong with the Magic.
Once he saw how this "so called" contender is operated and coached there was never a doubt he would play here. Dont forget folks Chris also has a 4 year degree from Duke.
Smart people always will whup on dumb people. Now if JJ can get traded to the Knicks as I have wished for all along things will be GREAT!
:)
I guess a degree from Duke doesn't mean that you're very smart, if you're will to take less money to play for a loser, than to make more money and at least man-up and try to push for a starting job on a winning team. Then again, if he stays overnight at J.J's maybe that should all tell us something about the good-old "Duke Boys." Maybe a cat fight between Chris, J.J, and you, LMAO! Now I guess we know where you get your so-call "inside information." Dude, you're just like your mom, always on your knees!!!
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#13
Jul 4, 2008
 
is otis calling these free agents or does he sit around and wait for them to call him i have heard nothing on pietrus, jr smith, josh childress either one of those guys could get it at sg magliore, kwame brown,krstic,all good big pick ups just because battie is coming back and lee was inked doesnt mean anything there still holes to fill
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#14
Jul 4, 2008
 
otis wanted duhon over dooling how about livingston.he could be cheap and an upgrade over nelson if healthy i hope otis reads these posts he needs help with be pointed in the right direction
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#15
Jul 4, 2008
 
LMAO wrote:
Good for Chris! He did have dinner with Jameer but he hung out with JJ and stayed overnight at JJ's.
Guess what inside info he was privy to...yes all the things that are wrong with the Magic.
Once he saw how this "so called" contender is operated and coached there was never a doubt he would play here. Dont forget folks Chris also has a 4 year degree from Duke.
Smart people always will whup on dumb people. Now if JJ can get traded to the Knicks as I have wished for all along things will be GREAT!
:)
YUP Chris is soooo smart he went to play for the knicks. News flash why do you think he got a two year deal? The knicks are looking to be in the LBJ sweep stakes in about, umm two years....Brilliant!
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#16
Jul 4, 2008
 
I try to give Otis the benifit of the doubt. i really do. I'm a Magic fan and my fanhood says, he'll do something...right? Every team it seems is doing something...except us.

Even if we do have a better season then last season we arent going to get any better by being scared to pull the trigger. Hedo will not beplaing for Orlando come the 09-10 season...count on it. He will opt out and want more loot. our big cash is locked up in D12(thankfully) lewis(overspent but 18 every game) and Jameer? Yes thats where the mistake was made. How many more will otis make?
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#17
Jul 4, 2008
 
agree with the above!!!

but just to solve the issue....i think we should definitely hunt down Pietrus and sign his ass....cuz even if Hedo leave next year....we'll have D12, rashard, nelson, lee and him to count on for future years!!........for bench i think Kurt Thomas, Magliore would be good options behind battie!!........and yeah Maggette WILL NOT COME FOR MLE!! here trust me.....SA will make sure he signs with them....they needa beat the lakers next year and they are smart and preparing for it already!
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Jul 4, 2008
 
J Smith wrote:
Who wanted him anyway?
Obviously the Magic you moron. What, are you like 10 years old or something???
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#19
Jul 4, 2008
 
what a loser..

soo he's gonna make a little less and be able to start on a god awful Knicks teams who are full of losers still or try to fight for a starting spot on a future condender?

guess he's not so smart after all
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#20
Jul 4, 2008
 
I hope we get someone who can actually help us. Hey Duhon want some pay and a starting job. So let's move on and find someone else.

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