Originally written on Turn On The Knicks  |  Last updated 10/30/14
I don’t really want to mention Linsanity at this point, but it’s kind of hard not to when I’m going to talk about Raymond Felton’s 2012-13 season. If you remember, this time last year we were wondering how the Knicks were going to develop Jeremy Lin, their unquestioned point guard of the present and future. If I would have told you on June 11, 2012 that Lin would be a Rocket, the Knicks would bring back Felton and go on to win 54 games, the Atlantic Division, etc. in 2013, you probably would have, like, not agreed with me. And since Felton was the main cog in the trade that made it apparent that Lin was not returning, and since they play the same position, there’s always going to be a connection between the two, even if it gets weaker as the Linsanity Era gets smaller in the rear view mirror. The early returns are that the Knicks made a good deal (if we’re treating Felton replacing Lin as a “deal”, even though it wasn’t). Felton had a very good season and was one of the only Knicks...

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