Tim Hardaway’s Contract in Comparison to the Free Agency Market

The Knicks have invested $71 million dollars this offseason on Tim Hardaway Jr. (and $9 million on Ron Baker). The only positive response Knicks fans can possibly come up with is “At least they are not signing guys in their 30’s.” After the Knicks traded Hardaway for Jerian Grant in 2015, Hardaway was stashed away into the D-League. He managed to work with the Hawks’ training staff and reinvent himself into a solid rotation player. Last season Hardaway averaged 14.5 points, 2 assists, and shot 36% from 3 point range.¬†He…

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What can the Knicks do in Free Agency?

New York is not the destination it once was. Big markets are becoming less relevant, because winning equates to endorsements etc. In addition to this, the Knicks have an overpaid Center in Joakim Noah, a no-trade-clause Melo, and an exit interview skipping Kristaps Porzingis. We will not be discussing the Knicks’ chances landing CP3, Kyle Lowry, Gordon Hayward and Blake Griffin, because there is no chance. Not including rookie Frank Ntilikina’s contract, the Knicks have $79 million reserved for a $99 million salary cap. The Knicks are not going to…

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