Inside Straight

The Knicks were holding another losing hand until they picked up two discarded kings. Now New York is all in.

Originally Published: January 19, 2004
By Tom Friend | ESPN The Magazine
E-mail from Chris Rock to Spike Lee: The Knicks just hired Isiah to be team prez. How about that s -- ?

E-mail from Spike Lee to Chris Rock: You're lying to me. You lying.

E-mail from Chris Rock to Spike Lee: Motherf -- , turn on the TV.

Tom Friend

ESPN Senior Writer
Tom Friend is a senior writer for and a features reporter for ESPN TV. He has formerly worked for the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, National Sports Daily, Kansas City Star and San Jose Mercury News.