Found May 24, 2013 on Turn On The Knicks:
The Turn On The Knicks 12 Pack is back to give a preliminary overview of the New York Knicks off-season. Make sure to give our writers a follow on Twitter – Joe Caporoso, Chris Celletti, Kevin Smith, Chris DiGioia, Tim Murray and Matt Fritz. If you are interested in joining the staff, send an email over to JoeC@TurnOnTheKnicks.com – Enjoy your Memorial Day Weekend! 1. An important thing to remember when discussing JR Smith and the Knicks – Because of how the salary cap is structured, the Knicks can’t let him walk and then use that money on another comparable player. It is basically pay JR (on a contract that is reasonable for his regular season performance) or let 18 points per game walk away. So yeah…JR is coming back. 2. One in-house way to make sure JR is not carrying such a burden every night as the team’s “number two” guy is the continued development of Iman Shumpert. The Knicks need him to round out his mid-range game, improve his ball-handling and become a 13-16 point per ni...
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