Originally written on Turn On The Knicks  |  Last updated 11/17/14
On February 22, I posted an article comparing the advantages of age and experience versus those of youth and athleticism that has been so applicable to the New York Knicks all season. Now, just one month later, it is time to revisit that debate because in the case of the 2012-2013 Knicks it appears that the issue may be more clear. To refresh your memory, this Knicks team is the oldest in NBA history, coming into the season with an average age on the roster of 32 years and 240 days. The team’s roster includes, 40-year old forward, Kurt Thomas, 39-year old point guard, Jason Kidd and 38-year olds, center, Marcus Camby and power forward, Rasheed Wallace. Since the beginning of the season the team has gotten even older signing 35-year old Kenyon Martin, the 2000 NBA Draft’s first-overall selection. During the Knicks 18-5 start to the season there was nobody opposing the decision to bring on so many veterans but then the downfalls of age started to rear its ugly head. Since that hot st...
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