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Pistons 111, Knicks 105: Scenes from one of those old frantic comeback losses

So jerks. Such typical.

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The first half of this nonsensical turnover fest just got uglier and uglier until finally it was so hideous that I wished I was watching a TNT Overtime angle of Reggie Miller's mouth.

The Stinkerboxers nearly made the most ludicrous comeback in franchise history in the second half. Smashing their way to the hoop and shredding the ball out of Piston clutches as the deficit melted away. After being down by 27 and having never led, they tied it up even had the lead while the Pistons were totally unravelling.

Just when you thought they could actually get it done, Detroit canned back to back threes to go up by six. If you fell for it, you're a true blue Knick fan. It was like getting socked in the stomach as you reach for a mystical free bag of candy that is hanging from the ceiling for some reason. Then as you're doubled over from the punch, you get kick-shoved in the ass and go flying out a window. It's a long way down, buster.

These things happened in succession:

When it's all said and done, or at the end of the day, or when push comes to shove, or when the going gets tough or when you're feelin' hot and heavy and you're driving in your Chevy: the Knicks played like diarrhea.