David Lee Makes a Case for Staying in New York

by April 03, 2009

Wait a minute. Shouldn’t it be the other way around: “With seven games left in the season and free agency right around the corner, Lee made a pitch Thursday to remain a Knick as the organization looks to continue its rebuilding phase, with an eye toward landing a pair of big-name free agents during the summer of 2010. ‘I’ve really taken to what Coach (Mike) D’Antoni and everybody are doing around here, and the culture has really improved, and I think they have a good plan moving forward to make this a very successful team,’ Lee said at the Knicks’ practice facility in Greenburgh. ‘I’d love to be a part of that, and hopefully that works out.'”