The Athletic did an awesome NBA player poll back in 2019. The publication's beat reporters gave the players anonymity and asked them some pretty standard questions that included "Which current coach, aside from your own, would you least want to play for?" The answers were interesting and, in some cases, surprising.
As the play-in rounds are underway in the 2023 NBA Playoffs, the New York Knicks, led by head coach Tom Thibodeau, are strategizing game plans to defeat superstar Donovan Mitchell and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Why are the New York Knicks in a two-year funk at one of the most historic basketball venues in the world, Madison Square Garden, their home court? OK, before you say, 'because the team stinks' hang on a minute. The Knicks are really good on the road.