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Golden State's David Lee, left, goes up for a shot over Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap (24) during a game in Oakland, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2010)

David Lee

David Lee, a 6-9 forward, is a former first-round pick of the Knicks. He played five seasons in New York before being dealt to the Golden State Warriors in a sign-and-trade for Anthony Randolph, Kelenna Azubuike, Ronny Turiaf and a future second-round pick on July 9, 2010.

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Golden State's David Lee, left, goes up for
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Golden State's David Lee, left, goes up for a shot over Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap (24) during a game in Oakland, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2010)

Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap, right, looks to
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Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap, right, looks to shoot over Golden State's David Lee during a game in Oakland, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2010)

Golden State's David Lee goes after a loose
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Golden State's David Lee goes after a loose ball against the Memphis Grizzlies. (Nov. 3, 2010)

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The Warriors' David Lee, right, and Stephen Curry
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The Warriors' David Lee, right, and Stephen Curry celebrate their opening night win over the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2010)

Lakers forward Pau Gasol, left, fouls Golden State's
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Lakers forward Pau Gasol, left, fouls Golden State's David Lee during a preseason game in Ontario, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2010)

Golden State's David Lee drives against the Lakers'
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Golden State's David Lee drives against the Lakers' Luke Walton during a preseason game in San Diego. (Oct. 21, 2010)

David Lee of the Golden State Warriors handles
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David Lee of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball under pressure from Phoenix's Hedo Turkoglu during a preseason game. (Oct. 19, 2010)

Golden State Warriors' David Lee, left, drives against
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Golden State Warriors' David Lee, left, drives against Portland Trail Blazers' Dante Cunningham during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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Al Jefferson #25 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots
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Al Jefferson #25 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots against David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks. (January 26, 2010)

New York Knicks #42 David Lee drives to
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New York Knicks #42 David Lee drives to the basket past Minnesota Timberwolves #42 Kevin Love. (January 26, 2010)

New York Knicks forward David Lee (42) goes
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New York Knicks forward David Lee (42) goes to the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves center Ryan Hollins during the first quarter. (January 26, 2010)

NEW YORK - JANUARY 24: David Lee #42
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NEW YORK - JANUARY 24: David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks shoots over James Singleton #33 of the Dallas Mavericks at Madison Square Garden January 24, 2010 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - JANUARY 24: Drew Gooden #90
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NEW YORK - JANUARY 24: Drew Gooden #90 of the Dallas Mavericks fakes David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden January 24, 2010 in New York City. The Knicks lost the game 78-128. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

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David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks
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David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks scores against Kobe Bryant #24 and Lamar Odum #7 of the Los Angeles Lakers. (January 22, 2010)

David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks
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David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks scores against the Los Angeles Lakers. (January 22, 2010)

New York Knicks center David Lee (42) goes
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New York Knicks center David Lee (42) goes to the basket against Detroit Pistons center Ben Wallace (6). (January 16, 2010)

Detroit Pistons guard Austin Daye (5) knocks the
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Detroit Pistons guard Austin Daye (5) knocks the ball away from New York Knicks center David Lee (42) on a drive to the basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey (3) shoots as
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Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey (3) shoots as New York Knicks forward Danilo Gallinari, center, and center David Lee (42) defend in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, in Auburn Hills, Mich. Stuckey led the Pistons with 20 points in a 94-90 win. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

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Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan (10) drives to the
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Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan (10) drives to the basket past New York Knicks' David Lee (42) during the first half. (January 15, 2010)

New York Knicks' David Lee, right, gets a
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New York Knicks' David Lee, right, gets a shot past Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young in the first half. (January 13, 2010)

Knicks center David Lee, who grew up an
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Knicks center David Lee, who grew up an avid baseball fan in St. Louis, was in the stands when Mark McGwire hit his 70th home run in 1998.

Knicks center David Lee, right, grabs a rebound
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Knicks center David Lee, right, grabs a rebound in front of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka. (Jan. 11, 2010)

David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks
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David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks dunks on Gerald Wallace #3 of the Charlotte Bobcats. (January 7, 2010)

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David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks shoots in front of Nazr Mohammed #13 of the Charlotte Bobcats. (January 7, 2010)

David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks
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David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks falls trying to steal the ball from Stephen Jackson #1 of the Charlotte Bobcats. (January 7, 2010)

NEW YORK - JANUARY 07: David Lee #42
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NEW YORK - JANUARY 07: David Lee #42 of the New York Knicks shoots over Nazr Mohammed #13 of the Charlotte Bobcats at Madison Square Garden January 7, 2010 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Knicks forward David Lee (42) draws a foul
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Knicks forward David Lee (42) draws a foul from Atlanta Hawks forward Marvin Williams (24) during the second quarter. (Jan. 1, 2010)

New Jersey Nets' Brook Lopez, right, blocks a
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New Jersey Nets' Brook Lopez, right, blocks a shot by New York Knicks' David Lee during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 in East Rutherford, N.J. The Nets beat the Knicks 104-95. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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New Jersey Nets' Yi Jianlian, of China, loses
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New Jersey Nets' Yi Jianlian, of China, loses the ball as he is fouled by New York Knicks' David Lee, right, during the fourth quarter. (December 30, 2009)

New Jersey Nets' Brook Lopez, right, puts up
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New Jersey Nets' Brook Lopez, right, puts up a shot over New York Knicks' David Lee during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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