Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: no one’s a fan of the New York Knicks because all they care about is championships.
There’s a whole sad generation of Yankee fans who subscribe to title-or-bust (God, have I enjoyed keeping the sharp objects away from this lot 12 of the last 13 years). Some Laker fans also fall into such privileged thinking. Maybe Celtic fans used to, but only winning 1 title in 27 years puts a damper on that kind of uppity.
Because speculating about who the Knicks’ end-of-bench players will be doesn’t exactly get the blood pumping, their media and their fanbase are feening like Tyrone Biggums for something, ANY-thing, to talk about. It’s like Knickland is a dry-ass forest, and there’s no rain on the horizon for months…all it takes is a single spark and suddenly we got a wildfire on our hands.
Which brings us to Carmelo Anthony…or rather, to speculation over whether Carmelo’s future includes the Knicks. Continue reading