Why Marcus Camby Didnít Go to the Heat

9/9/12 in NBA   |   aaronjchung   |   264 respect

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Two months ago, Marcus Camby signed a three-year contract with his former team, the New York Knicks.  At the time, however, he was being recruited heavily by the Miami Heat who are still looking desperately for a legitimate center.   
 
“I was on my way to Miami, about to go to the airport to go to Miami when I got the call from Allan [Houston],” Camby said. “I played with Allan for four years in New York, and he was like, ‘Just come, sit down and have a meeting with us.’ So I took the meeting with him and Coach [Mike Woodson] and they pretty much talked me out of going down to Miami to take that visit.”

Camby and Houston have a long history together going all the way back to their four years together on the Knicks and their championship run in ’99.  If healthy, Camby still has a lot to offer on the defensive end of the floor.  With current defensive player of the year, Tyson Chandler, and Camby now backing him up; the Knicks will have two shot blocking seven-footers on the floor, giving them the defensive presence that they need.  The Knicks will have a whole new defensive identity this up and coming year and it may be the identity change that can push them further into the playoffs than ever before.
 
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9/11/12   |   raymundo36

u  better retire asshole!!for good..