NBA free agency 2021: A better New York Knicks team on paper might not translate into more wins

Derrick Rose got the largest deal on Monday from the Knicks, agreeing to $43 million over three years. Nelson Chenault/USA TODAY Sports

What kind of results will the New York Knicks get from their spending in free agency?

After two years of spending conservatively on deals for free agents with only one guaranteed year (aside from Julius Randle), the Knicks moved more aggressively to keep together and fortify the team that snapped a seven-season playoff drought at Madison Square Garden as the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference.

How much has New York improved with the addition of Evan Fournier? And will the Knicks regret signing players to multi-year deals instead of waiting for bigger stars to hit the market?