Originally Posted by det2orl
McDyess wasn't past his prime when the Knicks got him. He was poised to be one of the best PF in the league coming off a pair of 20/10 seasons. He got severely injured and that killed all chances for that.
That was an absolutely horrible trade. The Knicks would have kept Camby and drafted Nene. Instead they got zero.
But again, did everyone know Amare was going to be spectacular? NO!! Sometimes it just happens...doesn't mean its a mistake...