#8. Avoid the urge to sign the first big-name player who agrees to come to New York in 2015.
One of the Knicks' biggest problems in recent years is that they've clung to the idea of signing big names in order to try and improve. But the team can't bank on the fact that every star they sign is going to make them a contender. Just look at all the stars they have on their roster now and where it's gotten them.
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