we could have gotten him. Golden State wanted David Lee two straight years, and the line was that Walsh had a chance to trade David to the Warriors for the rights to swap picks in '09. Donnie got rid of Lee for the bag of nothing instead, still from the Warriors.
the one consolation is, even if the Knicks would have gotten Curry, you know he would have just gotten traded or let go via free agency within 3-4 years, if not sooner
Hornacek Era prelude