The New York Post released the front page of Friday’s paper. On it, the Knicks are called the “Knickerbotchers” and the headline simply reads “The fat lady zings.”
— New York Post Sports (@nypostsports) February 1, 2019
The general feeling has been that this move was made to clear cap space for a loaded free agent class, headlined by Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.
This is the treatment that the Knicks are getting now. Imagine what the headlines will look like if they come up empty in free agency.