On Monday, with the end of the New York Knicks’ 2016-17 season thankfully in sight, the team made two significant and telling announcements:
Brandon Jennings, hoped-for triangle offense-turnaround story and one-year rental, was released from the team and the rest of his $5 million contract after a fitful season that saw the well-traveled combo guard barely take to the team. Later on Monday, the center that was destined to play for the Knicks and within Phil Jackson’s beloved triangle saw his miserable first season with the team come to an appropriate ending:
Knicks' center Joakim Noah is likely to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery and miss rest of season, league sources tell @TheVertical.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 27, 2017
Noah’s final totals, in the first year of a four-year, $72 million deal? He averaged five points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.2 assists and aRead More »from Joakim Noah out for the season, as his first season with the Knicks ends as expected