The Knicks Are Going to Suck for a While

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28: James Dolan attends the grand opening of TAO Downtown on September 28, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Steven A Henry/WireImage) Photo: Steven A Henry/WireImage

A day after losing by 29 points to the Oklahoma Thunder — Carmelo Anthony was out with an ankle injury, but still — the Knicks were visited at practice by none other than team owner James Dolan, who came bearing a message: There will be "no trades or changes to the coaching staff forthcoming," according to ESPN. In other words, this Knicks team — the one that gets routinely blown out by multiples of twenty points — is the one we're stuck with for now. Coach Mike Woodson then proclaimed that he thinks the Knicks "can rally from [the season's] poor start" to win what is by far the worst division in the NBA, so, lofty goals.