Mike Woodson and the New York Knicks will need to make some strategic changes in 2012-13 if they want to improve on an average season that saw them finish 36-30 and seventh in the East.
The Knicks made some minor upgrades in the offseason, acquiring Jason Kidd, Marcus Camby and Ronnie Brewer, who bring 40 years and gobs of postseason experience with them.
But Raymond Felton is probably the most important new piece, as he’ll be starting at the point. Let's hope he can bring most of that Amar’e Stoudemire magic back. New York also re-signed shooters J.R. Smith and Steve Novak.
So finally, here is a team—roster, coach and all—set for a full training camp.
All that personnel and preparation stuff is good, but the Knicks will still be the same old seventh seed without some slick new strategies.
Here are a few that could shake things up.