New York Knicks coach David Fizdale talks with Kevin Knox during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Indianapolis. Photo Credit: AP/Darron Cummings
The Knicks spun quickly to a Plan B in free agency this summer, realizing that their long-held dreams of signing the biggest names in the market were left wanting. So without even a meeting from Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant or Kawhi Leonard, they turned to stocking the roster with a second-tier assortment of solid veterans.
On paper, like most of the plans that have been put in place as the franchise has compiled the worst record in the NBA during the last 20 years, it was an understandable and not totally disappointing turn.