The S*** Show aka The management of the New York Knicks took another strange and dark turn with the forcible removal of the longtime Knick and fan favorite Charles Oakley from Madison Square Garden. The facts are unknown with each side telling its own version, but there is no doubt that owner James Dolan had been preventing Oakley from meeting with him and having any kind of ongoing and welcome relationship with the franchise.
When former 10 year players have to buy tickets in a attempt to get face time with an owner, and dragged out for the troubles, well the coverage all over ESPN does not look good for the Knicks or the NBA. The public relation problems behind Oakley being removed from the Garden and then banned was so bad the Commissioner Adam Silver with the help of Michael Jordan had to be brought in to help. All is not well but the ban has been removed and the parties actually got to talk foe the first time.
Its a small step, and for the Knicks a big distraction that kept everyone, temporarily at least from talking about basketball, but at the ALL Star break, the issue of trading Carmelo Anthony still needs to be addressed prior to the trade deadline. READ MORE