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The piece of hope Knicks’ starless roster overhaul still provides

The Knicks didn’t sign every role player on the planet. It only seems that way, creating a roster that may be the league’s deepest but without one proven standout. In a historic signing flurry following Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving marching to Brooklyn, the Knicks attempted to save face with quantity over quality. They added six free agents for nearly all of their $70 million cap space in the first 20 hours of free agency. The second wave of signings came Monday, when they inked sharpshooter Reggie Bullock at 2 a.m., then added another 3-point guy in Wayne Ellington hours later. The frenzy was capped by locking up potential starting point guard Elfrid Payton, a draft pick of Scott Perry when he was with Orlando. If depth wins ch ...