United States

Knicks Hope? Or Madison Square Garden Derangement Syndrome?

The New York Knicks—an experimental off-Broadway comedy troupe based in Madison Square Garden—are making big basketball plans at the moment. This is frightening. It should frighten you. It frightens me. I have a 5-year-old at home, and whenever he tells me he is “making big plans,” there’s a 70% chance I’m going to walk into his room, and find he’s decorated the cat with shaving cream. Last week, the Knicks traded the 23-year-old big man Kristaps Porzingis, which wasn’t terribly surprising, because Porzingis was New York’s... ...