#9. Spend money wisely once the team's big contracts come off the books.
Over the next two years, the contracts of Amar'e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani, and Tyson Chandler will free up more than $50 million for the Knicks. That's a lot of money. But if the Knicks mismanage it and don't spend it wisely, it's not going to help them get any better. Jackson has a lot of time between then and now to think about how to spend all of that money. He should use it to think long and hard about what he's going to do.
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