With Thursday's trade for
The three-team trade sent
The Knicks won't realize all of that cap space unless they renounce their Bird rights to All-Star free agent
To make this deal work, the Knicks were forced to give the Rockets rookie forward
Inherent in these moves is the Knicks' ambition to devalue those lost draft picks by picking up two stars in free agency this summer.
The Rockets made out very well in exchange for McGrady's expiring $22.5 million contract, getting Martin as a solid 20-point scorer at shooting guard, in addition to Hill and the promise of the draft picks. They must swallow
The Kings were feeling good about themselves as well after picking up the 26-year-old Landry, a Sixth Man Award candidate for Houston. Landry provides low-post scoring to supplement Kings young big men
The Knicks made three trades in all at the deadline, leaving them with 11 usable players, meaning they'll be looking for minor-leaguers and buyout candidates to fill out their roster. In the meantime, coach