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Lin, not Nash, is Knicks' best hope

If 'Bockers want to beat Heat, getting older won't work; they'll need J-Lin to thrive

Updated: June 29, 2012, 3:59 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Knicks have problems, big problems, and chances are not a single one of them was solved Thursday night by taking Kostas Papanikolaou with the 48th pick in the NBA draft.

There's a reason 47 players were selected ahead of the Greek forward, and hey, the fates will drop from the sky only so many Jeremy Lins. But that's OK. This draft wasn't supposed to close the ever-widening gap between the Knicks and Miami Heat.

Never mind that Mike Woodson's Knicks have ...

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