Originally written on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 4/16/13
Last week, the Knicks cut Kurt Thomas and made a point of saying the team only went ahead with the move because of their dire need for an extra healthy body, most notably, a big man.But after waiving Solomon Jones following just two games, such a quick release by the Knicks was alarming to plenty of their fans, given the type of fan-favorite and valuable locker room presence that Thomas was. Sacrificing a player like the two-time Knickerbocker couldn't have simply been for the sake of gaining that extra body for just two games.As fate would have it, plans change. With the returns of Tyson Chandler, Kenyon Martin, and Marcus Camby in time for the playoffs imminent, New York's most pressing need is no longer for a big man, but for a perimeter player instead.Thus, the Knicks opted to reel in yet another former player...this one, of the Mike D'Antoni era. Shooting guard Quentin Richardson will re-join the team and hope to provide them with a boost throughout the playoffs.Of course, sign...
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