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kiidcarter8

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Re: Knicks
« Reply #330 on: Today at 01:16:15 PM »

Cribbing from an online discussion, and paraphrasing. Who would be the Knicks starting five under the following rules:

- one who can reasonably be viewed as the GOAT
- one star from the team's golden era
- one founding father / OG player, perhaps forgotten by modern fans
- one player with a strong local connection
- one underdog type player
- the coach is the one who was most beloved by the fans

Additionally, the players should form something approximating an actual starting five (ie, cannot start Ewing/Reed/Oakley/DeBusschere/Tyson)



My take:


PG - Clyde (golden era)
SG - Starks (underdog)
SF - King (local connection)
PF - Harry the Horse (founding father)
C - Ewing (GOAT)
Coach - JVG

Toughest pick, really, was local connection (Melo, Marbury, Mark Jackson, Richie Guerin, Carl Braun)

Ewing
Frazier
Fredette
King
Nauls
Holzman
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Re: 1...2...3...4...5...6...7...8...Expiring Contracts
« Reply #331 on: Today at 01:48:33 PM »

Of course Enes wanted a long term contract. 

DECIDED he wants to be here

That's the point.
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thebizneverloses

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Re: Knicks
« Reply #332 on: Today at 02:37:19 PM »

Cribbing from an online discussion, and paraphrasing. Who would be the Knicks starting five under the following rules:

- one who can reasonably be viewed as the GOAT
- one star from the team's golden era
- one founding father / OG player, perhaps forgotten by modern fans
- one player with a strong local connection
- one underdog type player
- the coach is the one who was most beloved by the fans

Additionally, the players should form something approximating an actual starting five (ie, cannot start Ewing/Reed/Oakley/DeBusschere/Tyson)



My take:


PG - Clyde (golden era)
SG - Starks (underdog)
SF - King (local connection)
PF - Harry the Horse (founding father)
C - Ewing (GOAT)
Coach - JVG

Toughest pick, really, was local connection (Melo, Marbury, Mark Jackson, Richie Guerin, Carl Braun)


Cornbread?

How about Paul Pierce?

Also, Larry Bird played the 3-spot.  McHale played the 4-spot, as did Tommy Heinsohn and Paul Silas. 

Oh, and Ewing over Reed?  Starks over Monroe or Barnett?  JVG over Holtzman? 

To each his own.  A matter of our relative ages, I suspect.

Pierce wasn't really an underdog, as he was a lottery pick who was the centre of the team for years.

Bird was a 3, sure (he'd be a 4 today), but just wanted to make room for Maxwell.

Monroe, like Pierce, doesn't count as the underdog type I was looking for over Starks. I agree that he was a better player than Starks.

Red over JVG makes more sense, I'll concede.


Ewing
Frazier
Fredette
King
Nauls
Holzman

So the same team (I'll concede Holzman, as I said) save for Nauls over Gallatin and....Jimmer?
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