Rock-bottom Knicks rotting from the head

Chris Sheridan takes a close look at what's really rotten in New York: More than with Isiah and Larry, the Knicks' problems start at the very top.

Originally Published: May 15, 2006
By Chris Sheridan | ESPN Insider
This is the way things work when the New York Knicks get rid of you: They make it known they don't want you around, and eventually they exile you from Madison Square Garden with a nice, big severance check in hand.

Larry Brown is learning that today as he reportedly recuperates from bladder surgery. The end, in James Dolan's universe, begins with unnamed sources bashing you behind your back while blindsiding you with public disclosure of their displeasure.