Basketball is superior to football.
This isn't an opinion. It's a fact...proven by science! Still, the NFL remains the all-consuming leviathan which shall consume our Sundays from now until February; we might as well try to enjoy it.
The Jets kick off their regular season at 1:00 pm against the Cleveland Browns, while the Giants wait until 8:30 for their prime-time matchup with the Dallas Cowboys. Perhaps you root for a different NFL squad. We won't judge you here...the only team that matters is the New York Knicks. And so, while you sit back and enjoy NFL Week 1, here are some Knicks-related football thoughts. Feel free to discuss in the comments section:
The Jets have a longer title drought than the Knicks
Impossible, but true!
Imagine Kristaps Porzingis as a wide receiver
Height isn't exactly a prerequisite for success at the wideout position (*cough* Odell Beckham *cough*), but it certainly helps. Quarterbacks love a big target. So how about this guy?
today with my man @kevin_seraphin at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Club. Follow this dude! pic.twitter.com/uql5QulrM2— Kristaps Porzingis (@kporzee) September 8, 2015
That's Kristaps Porzingis standing next to an NBA center...traditionally the tallest dudes in all of sports. And Kevin Seraphin barely reaches Krispy's chin. Let's see Eli Manning try and overthrow that.
Cowboys running back Calvin Hill begat Grant Hill, who begat "The Grant Hill Maneuver"
L #DallasCowboys #Card 1970 Kellogg's 3D Calvin Hill Football Card Set # 49… #Cowboys #Cards… http://t.co/MWmt0t2wG6 pic.twitter.com/XT8YIW88sc— Dallas Cowboys Fans (@DallasCowboys1v) September 12, 2015
If not for this NFL dude, what would we call the phenomenon whereby a sought-after basketball player uses the Knicks as leverage in negotiating a free agent deal with another team?
Finally, and most importantly...
the day is nigh pic.twitter.com/314ZBFdYtc— Dan Devine (@YourManDevine) September 13, 2015
NBA basketball is coming, y'all.