March 1, 2013
With Stephen Curry and the much improved Golden State Warriors coming to town tomorrow night, it's hard not to think of the possibilities that could have been if Curry were at the helm of the Knicks offense night in and night out. Remember, New York wanted Curry just as bad as Curry wanted New York, but it just wasn't meant to be. For now, we take you back to the year 2009.
The 2009 NBA Draft was ever so important for the Knicks. With only one season left before superstars like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Amar'e Stoudemire, Chris Bosh, Joe Johnson, and Carlos Boozer hit the open market, it was a must that the Knicks draft a rookie that could attract the attention of these marquee free agents. So in classic New York Knicks fashion, they selected Jordan Hill with the eighth overall pick. Stephen Curry made it known that he wanted to be nowhere but New York, but was taken one pick ahead of them, changing the direction of their rebuilding process. Let's take a look at a couple of scenar...