Knicks Owner Speaks About Team

Source: Kurt Helin, NBC Sports Pro Basketball Talk

james_dolan_2013Knicks owner James Dolan comes off as a guy who believes this team is closer to the ultimate success than many fans or pundits do — he didn’t think last season’s 54 wins was an abjuration, rather it was something to build on.

“You know what? I wouldn’t take last year’s team for this year’s team, because this year’s team is more designed to be a playoff team, whereas last year’s team was 18-5 (to start the season) but look who was playing: we had Rasheed Wallace who was doing everything for us, right? And we just started losing player after player … by the time we got to the playoffs that 18-5 team wasn’t the team that was playing in the playoffs. If they were I think we would’ve beaten Indiana.”

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