Manage episode 285752892 series 2842061
The surprisingly competent play of the New York Knicks allows AC to kick out the other hosts and have an episode all about his squad. AC is joined by two Knicks superfans - Drew and Rahul - as they revel in the success of the current squad and reflect upon what it's been like to be a Knicks fan over the last several decades. They reminisce over the 90s Knicks, talk about the Knicks' moves that infuriated them the most, discuss Coach Tom Thibodeau, make fun of James Dolan, and make predictions for how this season will end.
1:00 - AC, Drew, and Rahul explain why New York will always be a Knicks town no matter how good the Brooklyn Nets are.
3:22 - The gang revels in the success of the current squad and discusses Julius Randle, Obi Toppin, Immanuel Quickley, R.J. Barrett, and Mitchell Robinson.
21:22 - What has Coach Tom Thibodeau brought to the Knicks? How has the Knicks' team defense been so remarkable despite a lack of practice and only few notable defensive players?
28:38 - Should the Knicks tank or shoot for the playoffs?
35:21 - Are Leon Rose and Worldwide Wes the right guys to lead the Knicks? The gang also dispels some of the myths about James Dolan and hones in on why he's failed so much as the owner of the Knicks. And how on Earth did Steve Mills keep his job for so long?
41:45 - What move by the Knicks was the most infuriating even as it was happening? Spoiler alert: there are so many to choose from that picking just one is nearly impossible.
50:14 - AC goes through his many heartbreaks as a young fan of the 90s Knicks.
59:44 - Why even stay loyal to a franchise that has been so incompetent for so long?
1:02:21 - The gang makes its predictions for how this "Cinderella" New York Knicks season ends.