Tuesday , Mar , 17 , 2009 C.Y. Ellis

Donnie Walsh: LeBron James Isn’t Our Only Option

Speaking candidly on a "Knicks on Demand" video for the team’s Web site, Knicks president Donnie Walsh said he does not have all his eggs in LeBron James’ basket and his decision to make trades to get under the salary cap in 2010 was a broader philosophical move.

Speculation in recent weeks is King James isn’t leaving Cleveland.

"You always have a backup plan," Walsh said from his Westchester office on the videotape, in which he answers submitted questions from fans. "I really didn’t know what the list of free agents were.