Originally written on TheProBasketballTalk  |  Last updated 10/18/14
Last season was a nightmare for the New York Knicks. First, the Knicks underachieved finishing with the 7th seed in the East. That wasn't the worst part. The Knicks were plagued by the injury bug. In the shorten season Carmelo Anthony missed 11 games and Amar'e Stoudemire missed 19 games. Even Jeremy Lin missed the majority of the second half the season. What was the result of these injuries? Bill Walker (8 starts), Toney Douglas (9 starts), and Baron Davis (14 starts) all saw big minutes. The roulette in the backcourt, combined with a terrible start to the season, forced the Knicks to play catchup. They were knocked out in round one of the playoffs  by the Miami Heat. This offseason the Knicks went under a philosophical change. With a new head coach in town, Mike Woodson, the Knicks went heavy on defensive talents in free agency. The Knicks added a ton of depth in the post, and upgraded the point guard position from Lin, Davis, and Douglas to Raymond Felton, Jason Kidd, ...
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