The New York Knicks assembled a group of tough hard-nosed young players. Scott Perry always kept the defense in mind when signing players to contracts. In the year 2000, Perry was hired by Joe Dumars for the Detroit Pistons front office executive position. Perry helped in assembling a roster for Detroit that went to six Eastern Conference Finals appearances, two Eastern Conference Championships, and most importantly, one NBA Championship. Defense definitely played a role in the winning ways of the Detroit Pistons during that Era. Will defense played a crucial role in the current Knick era under Scott Perry?