Luck is a component of success. That’s true in any endeavor, and it’s most certainly true in the NBA.
Of course, many of the factors that will determine a team’s success are in their own hands. Drafting well, making smart trades, and signings all contribute to building a winning product.
At the same time, if you don’t get lucky, you’re unlikely to get very far.
The New York Knicks haven’t had the best luck in recent years. On the other hand, they haven’t necessarily had the best management either. In either case, life has generally been rough for fans of the organization.
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This summer was no exception. The Knicks were widely expected to land star guard Donovan Mitchell via trade. They did not. Instead, Spida will be plying his trade as a Cleveland Cavalier in 2022-23.
Still, all is not lost for the Knicks. They could still make improvements to their roster this summer. Here’s one that, ironically, has them landing Caris LeVert from the Cavaliers.