And then there was one.
With the signing of Beno Udrih this week the Knicks' roster has reached 14 players with just one more spot to fill.
So who could that player be? While the Knicks remain interested in their summer league point guard Toure Murry -- he received a training camp invite while in Las Vegas -- they now have three point guards (and even J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert can orchestrate sets at times).
What the team needs is another rebounder and rim protector behind Tyson Chandler who turns 31 in October.
The problem is this: the pack of serviceable big men is slim with players like Cole Aldrich Earl Barron Jason Collins Hamed Haddadi Jared Jeffries Jerome Jordan and Shavlik Randolph. Aldrich is active around the basket but not athletic enough and has knee concerns; Barron is a good rebounder but a poor shooter; Collins shot 31 percent from the field last season; Haddadi has a hard time getting up and down the floor in a timely manner; Jeffries is not a consistent insi...