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Renaldo Balkman: New York Knicks Draft Disasters

Published by on May 21, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Leading up to the draft, I will be discussing some of the recent Knicks draft blunders. This one occured during the 2006 NBA Draft:

The Knicks selected Renaldo Balkman at pick 20.

The Phoenix Suns selected Rajon Rondo at pick 21 (traded to Celtics during the draft).

This had to be one of the worst draft blunders in recent Knicks draft history. Renaldo Balkman was not even listed in the draft media guide, and was traded to the Denver Nuggets last July. His tenure with the Knicks lasted just two seasons, as he averaged 4.2 points in 15 minutes.

The reason he was drafted so highly was because Isiah Thomas (ex-President of Team Operations) liked his athleticism and hustle ...

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