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Trade Novak. 

Post#1 » by Crazy8s » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:41 am

The Knicks need to get what they can for Novak now.

Woody ball leaves no place for Novak. The offence has slowed and doesn't fit his game, and the defence, though it has dipped of late, has become the preferred method. With this newly focused squad's aspirations in mind, the Novak fairytale is over.

Over the next 4 seasons, including the remainder of the current season, Novak is owed $4,054,055, $3,750,000, $3,445,947, $3,750,000.

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JR Smith's stand out season has a player option sitting in wait at season's close, and I do not want to lose his rounded game in place of Novak's predictable and limited one, simply because he's been overpaid. Though Smith is touted as being a sporadic shooter, Novak's form has been less desirable than expected as a sniper this season, which has created the perfect imbalance given his incapability to make defensive plays. Though he's hitting 3s at a clip of 44%, we've all seen him shine in blowout games, or in situations where teams have struggled to guard the perimeter. When there's been call for heroics, Novak is merely an advantage for other team's offence.

This has rendered him an absolute liability. And, IMO, the feeling is mutual with Woodson. The play in which Novak let Brandon Bass just walk to the basket for an easy 2 yesterday was the catalyst for my rant. If there were anyone more upset than I was, it was Tyson Chandler, who glared at Novak like he wanted to skin him.

So as much as I've grown tired of Novak's short-comings, there will, however, always be suitors for his 44% 3 point prowess. With a log jam at the 2-3 and a void at the 4, I just can't see how one of the league's worst defenders has a niché with this team's aspirations. Aspirations that are routed in stopping teams. Given that's been less of a staple of late, the one-trick-pony cliché has to go.

At the risk of losing JR, with the hope of Shump's return adding to our perimeter game, for the sake of the D, and, most importantly, to stop me from punching myself on the d*ck.............

Trade Novak.
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Re: Trade Novak. 

Post#2 » by blueNorange » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:43 am

jesus christ
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Post#3 » by Thugger HBC » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:46 am

You make great videos OP.
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Post#4 » by makeitstop » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:47 am

So we've moved on to the compulsive tinkering stage of the season, I see.
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Post#5 » by AmazingJason » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:48 am

Novak for James Johnson.
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Post#6 » by Bran Fast Hands » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:48 am

I like your videos.
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Post#7 » by waya » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:53 am

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Post#8 » by ORANGEandBLUE » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:57 am

Novak for Mbah a Moute.
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Post#9 » by Knicksfan20 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:58 am

Your just mad because he doesnt give you any highlight material.
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Post#10 » by seren » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:59 am

how about a Novak 3 point mix tape?
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Post#11 » by Knicksfan20 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 1:59 am

AmazingJason wrote:Novak for James Johnson.

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Post#12 » by CrazyKnicks » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:02 am

Novak is overpaid for what he does or doesn't do.

But there's no point in trading him because we're on a 3 year plan regardless. Unless a great deal comes along...
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Post#13 » by falcindor » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:07 am

Novak is a bargain. Sorry not the guy who needs to be moved.
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Post#14 » by Thugger HBC » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:07 am

Crazyknicks wrote:Novak is overpaid for what he does or doesn't do.

But there's no point in trading him because we're on a 3 year plan regardless. Unless a great deal comes along...

How much do top 5 3pt shooters makes on average?
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Post#15 » by falcindor » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:10 am

about 7mil when they come up for contract.
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Post#16 » by Knicksfan20 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:19 am

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Post#17 » by biggyfuzz » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:37 am

umm no
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Post#18 » by Ralphie96 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:40 am

i highly doubt novak's $4 mil changes whether or not the knicks resign JR...
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Post#19 » by br7knicks » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:47 am

Thugger HBC wrote:
Crazyknicks wrote:Novak is overpaid for what he does or doesn't do.

But there's no point in trading him because we're on a 3 year plan regardless. Unless a great deal comes along...

How much do top 5 3pt shooters makes on average?


kyle korver makes about the same. a little more
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Post#20 » by nyc1695 » Wed Jan 9, 2013 2:47 am

You are buggin
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