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NBA Trade Rumors, 2011 Draft: 10 Ideal Frontcourt Mates to Pair with Amar'e

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NBA Trade Rumors, 2011 Draft: 10 Ideal Frontcourt Mates to Pair with Amar'e
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The New York Knicks’ frontcourt is only two-thirds complete. As of this moment, the Knicks literally do not have a center or at least strong forward on the payroll to pair up with Amar’e Stoudemire on the strong side.

No, wait; Renaldo Balkman and his three 2011 appearances are signed.

Like I said.

So, no matter what the Knicks do in the draft, on the free agent market or on the trade scene, they must and will ink someone big, whether it's a seven-foot center or a girthy forward.

Whether that big man is someone "ideal" is another question.  The Knicks are somewhat hamstrung on the salary cap and trade-bait fronts.

Here’s the latest from the rumor wire on 10 possible frontcourt mates for Amar'e, starting with one who the Knicks will have no choice but to accept, at least for the time being…

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