For the better part of the past two years, New York Knicks President of Basketball Operations Donnie Walsh emptied his bag of tricks in the hopes of coronating LeBron James as the King of New York.

However, those plans went up in a plume of smoke when the most sought-after free agent in NBA history publicly decided to take his talents approximately 1,300 miles south of Madison Square Garden.

Coincidentally, on the same day James put an end to a seven-day whirlwind of countless rumors and speculation, five-time All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire was introduced as the newest member of the Knickerbockers after agreeing to a five-year, $100 million contract with the organization.

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