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Legend of Cecilio Guante:
A package deal of the worst kind
When I was a college kid pledging a fraternity, we occasionally talked about “package deals.” It was in the context of rush. Hey, we can’t give this kid a bid unless we give this one, they’re a “package deal.” Whenever that kind of talk popped up, it got quickly squashed. It was stupid. You should look at a kid as a kid. WTF is a package deal anyway? And that was at a college fraternity. 19-year old kids. My point? There was more sense there than at a professional sports organization. I am talking of course about my New York Knickerbockers.
Most of the time I try to just enjoy the recent versions of the Knicks for being semi-relevant and watchable again. I attempt to block out the talk of Dolan and CAA and all this nonsense, despite having little doubt that many of the fundamental practices of running a franchise are likely absent here. GMs coming and going leaving amid confusion and uproar? I made a choice to rise above and try to ignore. Eat the s...
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