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Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread)

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Post#122 » by NoLayupRule » Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:58 pm

competitiveness and mvp level play

why would anyone want that in NYC if it costs money?
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Re: Russell Westbrook 

Post#123 » by BKlutch » Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:06 pm

NoLayupRule wrote:competitiveness and mvp level play

why would anyone want that in NYC if it costs money?

Do you really think the Knicks don't want competitiveness and high level play? Many think that the Knicks need to spend their money carefully on those who can help elevate the team's performance, and see a lot to dislike in Westbrook's ability to do what it would take to give us enough bang for the buck.
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Re: Russell Westbrook 

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Re: Russell Westbrook 

Post#125 » by Hes_On_Fire » Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:08 pm

NoLayupRule wrote:competitiveness and mvp level play

why would anyone want that in NYC if it costs money?


Have you watched Westbrook play the last few seasons?
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#126 » by Knicksfan1992 » Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:23 pm

If you think CP3's contract is bad then Russell's is the literal devil lol.
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Re: Russell Westbrook 

Post#127 » by NoLayupRule » Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:44 pm

BKlutch wrote:
NoLayupRule wrote:competitiveness and mvp level play

why would anyone want that in NYC if it costs money?

Do you really think the Knicks don't want competitiveness and high level play? Many think that the Knicks need to spend their money carefully on those who can help elevate the team's performance, and see a lot to dislike in Westbrook's ability to do what it would take to give us enough bang for the buck.

you misunderstood me

i think fans on this board largely dont want competitiveness but want to play tank for picks and save money for x player in x years from now

Westbrook is an MVP level player. was mvp very recently. We would be lucky to get him.

now the question should be how much are we willing to give up
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Re: Russell Westbrook 

Post#128 » by NoLayupRule » Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:45 pm

Hes_On_Fire wrote:
NoLayupRule wrote:competitiveness and mvp level play

why would anyone want that in NYC if it costs money?


Have you watched Westbrook play the last few seasons?

you think hes at his best sharing the court with Harden and a bunch of 6' ers under D'Antoni?

hes a pitbull

he should play for a guy like Thibs
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#129 » by DaGawd » Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:13 pm

Trade for Harden instead
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Re: Russell Westbrook 

Post#130 » by Hes_On_Fire » Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:16 pm

NoLayupRule wrote:
Hes_On_Fire wrote:
NoLayupRule wrote:competitiveness and mvp level play

why would anyone want that in NYC if it costs money?


Have you watched Westbrook play the last few seasons?

you think hes at his best sharing the court with Harden and a bunch of 6' ers under D'Antoni?

hes a pitbull

he should play for a guy like Thibs


He’s only been with Houston one season. He was already on the decline pre-Houston and is getting worse. He’s on the wrong side of 30 and his game is based on athleticism. Plus can’t shoot in a league that values shooting. I’m not even talking about the garbage contract. That’s just the cherry on top.

You need to stop valuing style over substance. The Knicks have been doing that for 2 decades under Dolan. It’s led them nowhere.
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#131 » by NYKnicksTAPE » Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:22 pm

we’re getting linked to old ass CP3 and his atrocious contract and a garbage, incredibly flawed player like Russ and his trash deal

anyone still talking like Russ is a MVP level player needs to just stop...

fck both of those options

get on the phone and see what’s up with Harden

if we’re trading for anyone, it needs to be him
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#132 » by KNIXFAN_83 » Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:31 pm

I wouldn’t mind having someone like him because he elevates the level of play but those 3 years left are scary as hell.
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#133 » by knickstape4ever » Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:37 pm

The Knicks had no interest when Westbrook was put on the block in the summer of 2019 but that was when former president Steve Mills was in a more patient mode. Rose is looking to jump-start this rebuild, realizing November’s draft may not land an eventual star with the No. 8 pick.


-Berman

I'm guessing this is just Berman fulfilling his weekly quota but if we seriously did go after Westbrook that would be the most disgusting, classic Knicks move made possibly ever, and that's saying something

Can't believe I'm saying it, but Steve Mills was right

I'm just gonna assume its a BS non-story, but both Begley and Berman brought it up which had me nervous
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#134 » by Richard4444 » Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:56 pm

DaGawd wrote:Trade for Harden instead


The offer starts with Randle, RJ, Mitch, #8 and a couple of future picks.
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#135 » by NYKat » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:02 pm

OMG the rumors coming out of this regime just continue to get worse and worse...

They need to speak up and confirm whether I truly need to disengage from interest in this franchise once and for all
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#136 » by NYG » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:23 pm

I could see Randle for Westbrook... personally? Hate it, but I could see it
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Re: Russell Westbrook 

Post#137 » by NYG » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:25 pm

Hes_On_Fire wrote:
NoLayupRule wrote:competitiveness and mvp level play

why would anyone want that in NYC if it costs money?


Have you watched Westbrook play the last few seasons?


I hate Westbrook in NY... but he was literally 3rd team All-NBA THIS year
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Re: Russell Westbrook 

Post#138 » by Fat Kat » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:48 pm

NYG wrote:
Hes_On_Fire wrote:
NoLayupRule wrote:competitiveness and mvp level play

why would anyone want that in NYC if it costs money?


Have you watched Westbrook play the last few seasons?


I hate Westbrook in NY... but he was literally 3rd team All-NBA THIS year


Bad fit. Shoots worse than Frank. No thank you.
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#139 » by Fat Kat » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:49 pm

NYKat wrote:OMG the rumors coming out of this regime just continue to get worse and worse...

They need to speak up and confirm whether I truly need to disengage from interest in this franchise once and for all


They’re not starting the rumors, nor do they care about your disengagement.
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Re: Ideal PG for Thibodeau (and therefore the Knicks) (Westbrook thread) 

Post#140 » by DaGawd » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:48 am

Richard4444 wrote:
DaGawd wrote:Trade for Harden instead


The offer starts with Randle, RJ, Mitch, #8 and a couple of future picks.

Fine with me.. we ain’t about that rebuild life.. and none of ou prospects are exciting or particularly promising other Mitch right now... but he’s a piece not a corner stone

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