But did Krause think it would be this tough? You know, 10-43 tough with the winning percentage actually expected to plunge over the final 29 games? “I’m not surprised at all,” Krause said by phone Wednesday night. “I knew Phil had a bad ballclub. If [James] Dolan offered him $2 million a year or even $5 million, he wouldn’t have taken it. But $12 million is overwhelming. Phil didn’t take the job because he thought he had a playoff club. He took the job for the money.”
October 27, 2016 | 5:57 pm EDT Update
Jon de la Presa: Chase Budinger signs with Baskonia. Sito Alonso confirmed in the press conference.
Brian Lewis: Caris LeVert on @Sirius XM NBA, asked about his return date: “Probably within the next couple of weeks… We’re right there right now.” […] “The most important thing is getting healthy. Thats the thing the coaches & the vets have told me, guys like Randy Foye”