OK, who over at the MSG Network thought these series of advertisements for the New York Knicks were a good idea? Yes, they are kinda funny. *ducks* But as they say, there's a time and place for everything and maybe posting these controversial ads throughout the city and in the subway wasn't such a great way to convince New Yorkers to check out a Knicks game on their televisions. 

While the offensive nature of the first ad doesn't require much explanation, the controversial aspect of the second one (check out the other thumb) is a reference to the much publicized mid-air mishaps that occurred at the Broadway show "Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark" which left a couple actors injured and one person out of commission for as long as four months.  

Call us crazy, but maybe this was all part of the network's plan?! After all, bad publicity is good publicity. If so, touché, MSG Network. Touché. 

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[via Bleacher Report]