Mike D can see future in the stars

D'Antoni knows he's gone if Knicks don't make All-Star splash in Summer of LeBron

Updated: April 17, 2010, 7:12 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni thinks he needs LeBron James or other big-time players to come to New York, or he will be gone by this time next year.

"You will be asking someone else, 'How are you going to get back to the playoffs?'" D'Antoni said as he sat next to team president Donnie Walsh after the Knicks' sixth consecutive playoff-less season. "That's probably what will happen."

D'Antoni laughed as he said it, but he knows his Knicks ...

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