allan houston is coming off of the books
jerome williams is coming off of the books
stephon marbury will be after next year
the only situation in which he has added payroll is the penny hardaway for steve francis for zach randolph. but if you could trade penny hardaway's expiring contract for zach randolph even with his contract, i bet you would...
If the New York Knicks were GM-less from the point Scott Layden was fired, they'd be a much greater situation than what Isiah Thomas has cooked up these last 3 or so years.