Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 1/19/12
As the New York Knicks’ slide in the standings continues, head coach Mike D’Antoni’s seat only becomes hotter. But according to Steve Nash, who the Knicks are rumored to be chasing next summer, it’s not all his former coach’s fault that the Knicks are awful. Per ZagsBlog: “The Knicks (6-8) have dropped four straight, with their latest loss coming to a Suns team that had lost five in a row, including Tuesday night’s game in Chicago … ‘He’s in a tough position,’ Nash, a two-time NBA MVP who entered averaging 14 points and an NBA-best 10.0 assists, said of D’Antoni. ‘They’ve constantly changed and brought in new people and now that he’s got all these new pieces he hasn’t really had the point guard he’s wanted…so for me it’s been a constant transition and a constant waiting game. Waiting for the Melo trade to happen and free agency they gave away their point guard [Chauncey Billups] to get Tyson [Chandler] and fill up their frontcourt and they have a guy to guard the interio
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