Originally posted on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 6/15/12
The NBA Finals are not only underway, but heating up to be an intense and electrifying matchup. Though the Heat and Thunder have three formers Knicks in total on their squads, none of those players are yet to hit the hardwood in the championship series.Thunder backup big man Nazr Mohammad is best remembered by New Yorkers for beginning to fill the void at center left by Patrick Ewing. Though both players were obviously on entirely different levels, Mohammad performed respectively and stepped up to do the best he could to fill the once present massive void. After averaging 10.9 points and 8.1 rebounds per game in 54 contests, he was prematurely traded in 2005 to the Spurs for Malik Rose and a future first round draft pick that the Knicks ultimately used to select David Lee. Since, Mohammad's career has continued as he's served as spot starter for teams like the Bobcats and Thunder.Though former Knicks big man Eddy Curry's career has been plagued with major injuries since 2007, the He...
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