Hill Pick Better Than A Curry Pick

Joseph BosaCorrespondent IJune 25, 2009

NEW YORK - JUNE 25:  NBA Commissioner David Stern poses for a photograph with the eighth overall draft pick by the New York Knicks,  Jordan Hill during the 2009 NBA Draft at the Wamu Theatre at Madison Square Garden June 25, 2009 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ever since the first draft workout's began in 2009, everyone knew that the New York Knicks wanted to draft Stephan Curry. The team obviously wanted to add a dominant college scorer to compliment LeBron James (the Knicks are considered strong front runners in the LeBron sweepstakes) in 2010. 

Fast forward to the 2009 NBA playoffs and LeBron has two Curry-like guards in Delonte West and Mo Williams. James is ousted from the playoffs because of a three-point shooting team and because no center on Cleveland's roster could match up with Dwight Howard.

Knowing that LeBron is more than likely to go to New York in a couple years, people want New York to build a team like Cleveland.

Would you rather have New York build a team that could correct the flaws of Cleveland?

Selecting a tall power forward in Jordan Hill sets LeBron up with a possible all-star caliber level big man to play with if he comes to the Knicks.