Synciere wrote: MP4LIFE wrote:
Meh... their rebuild took six years and they're still going to be bad most likely... I've never been the type to strive for mediocrity. It whatever floats your boat I guess.
You've never been the type to strive for mediocrity...the Knicks have been the epitome of mediocrity for 15 years.
Perhaps, but mediocrity is better than being a bottom feeder for six years with no guarantee of being good at all...
Listen, the fact that it's taken this long for Philly is proof that tanking doesn't work. You can look at the other teams in their situation and see that it doesn't work. But if you're mediocre, or average, one good to great move can bring it all together. Philly is still several moves away. Several moves after six years of several moves ago... Fact is, we're still closer to a chip than they are.
What? You just said you don't strive for mediocrity yet the Knicks have been mediocre to awful for almost 2 decades. When have the Knicks rebuilt at all like the Sixers to prove that it won't work for them? Other teams have done just fine starting over and winning games. The Heat, the Celtics, the Warriors, etc.
Philly isn't proof that tanking doesn't work. The only thing that went wrong for Philly was guys getting injured. Other than that they have a formidable young core if everyone stays healthy.
What do the Knicks have to show for 2 decades of losing? Kristaps Porzingis?
The Knicks aren't one great move away from anything. They're about 10 moves away from relevance.
Yeah, I'll definitely take the Knicks dismal ownership and yearly failure of a re-tool effort than a franchise that actually realizes that in order to go up you must got all the way down. Every successful franchise has done it and will continue to do it. Everyone but the Knicks as long as Dolan is around.