02/23/2015 10:02 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Phil Jackson On The New York Knicks: 'SMH'


The New York Knicks are not good. The team has the worst record in the league -- even worse than that of the finely tuned tanking machine otherwise known as the Philadelphia 76ers -- and the team’s star, Carmelo Anthony, is done for the season.

As a result of all that and a number of trades meant to gut the roster and gun for a high lottery pick in this year’s NBA draft, the team is starting people like Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas and getting blown out on a pretty regular basis.

Seriously, here’s what a highlight play against the Knicks looks like these days:

And here’s what a highlight play for the Knicks looks like these days (that's an illegal travel for those who can’t tell):

But if you are a Knicks fan who finds yourself frustrated by the total incompetency of a team that showed signs of promise as recently as last summer, just know one thing: You’re not alone!

Here’s what Knicks president Phil Jackson had to say after his team got demolished by J.R. Smith and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday:

The Knicks in a nutshell: Giving those who know what "it" takes a “smh" since 1973.