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Locked on Knicks, Episode 176: Media Day

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NBA: New York Knicks-Media Day Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

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Media Day is weird. You take a group of human beings who are paid to do one thing and ask them to do the exact opposite of that thing for the whole world to see.

Basketball involves communication, but there’s a wide gulf between shouting ICE until a vein pops out of your head and sitting at a dais with a throng of reporters asking if you’ve exchanged friendship bracelets with Carmelo Anthony.

If you’re an office grunt, it’s the rough equivalent of filling out expense reports while Marc Berman nitpicks your line itemization. That would be strange, wouldn’t it?

With that in mind, let’s explore how our young, athletic, defensive-minded Knicks performed at the Super Bowl of expense reports.