7 months New York Knicks can change the NBA landscape Manilatimes |Sports
MICHAEL ANGELO B. ASISIt is the worst-kept secret in the NBA that every Commissioner’s wish is for the league’s most valuable franchises, the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers, to become relevant again. This has led to some interesting conspiracy theories which included allegations of rigging the first ever draft lottery in 1985, which awarded the Knicks with franchise player Patrick Ewing. That notion was challenged in 2011, when former Commissioner David Stern vetoed the trade that would’ve sent Chris Paul to the Lakers, capped by Stern’s now infamous “Basketball Reasons” statement. The possibility of a Lakers’ dynasty ... more