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New coach D'Antoni sees Knicks fall spot in draft lottery

Updated: May 21, 2008, 12:40 AM ET
Associated Press

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- If Mike D'Antoni had taken the Chicago Bulls' job, he would have a chance to coach the No. 1 draft pick.

Instead, he came to New York and did what the Knicks have done too often lately: Took a step backward.

The Knicks fell one spot in the NBA draft lottery and will have the No. 6 pick on June 26. They had a 7.6 percent chance of moving up to the top spot and a chance to take Derrick Rose or Michael Beasley.

Once they didn't, D'Antoni said there wasn't much ...

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