Disaster has struck Manhattan and it has nothing to do with an overwrought Avengers-like movie plot device. The New York Knicks, due in part to unrealized expectations of a signature NBA franchise in the signature American city, are in a most dangerous place. The following headlines currently adorn espn.com main news section:
The horrifying thing is that this is just one day in the house that James Dolan built and things could get a whole lot worse. On a roster that features Metta “malice in palaces” World Peace (for now), Kenyon “dark alley all-time great” Martin (providing the NBA aggressive unrest for over a decade), and J.R. “I love childish behavior!” Smith, and the ensuing departure of Carmelo “there is no way I am sticking around for this” Anthony, anything is possible. I am genuinely scared. Stay tuned.