Originally written July 10, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
During his first tenure with the Knicks from 1998-2002, Marcus Camby was faced with beginning to fill the shoes of the oft-injured and ever aging Patrick Ewing. Despite the fans having such a high expectation for the center position, Camby filled in quite nicely, not only helping the Knicks to the NBA Finals in 1999, but averaging a double-double in each of his two latter seasons in New York.From there, the big man embarked on an impressive career, so far highlighted by four All-NBA Defensive Team honors and an even a "Defensive Player of the Year" award in 2007. Though he's also led the league in blocks four times and has already accomplished so much, he is still in search of a championship trophy.Ten years later, Camby is coming back to the Big Apple hoping to put that search to an end.The Knicks re-acquired the fan-favorite on Monday by agreeing to a sign & trade deal with the Houston Rockets, according to Yahoo! Sports. In return, New York will ship Toney Dougl...
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