“He was good. Until he went to the Knicks.”
If you’re a Knicks fan, there’s a pretty good chance you either hear or say that phrase at least once every couple of weeks. The Knicks’ history—especially in the Isiah Thomas years and over the last two decades—is riddled with players who have come to the Big Apple as big stars with high expectations, only to fail miserably.
The Knicks once again made a splash with a big name when they traded for Derrick Rose Thursday and based on some of the responses on social media to the trade, Knicks fans think the 2011 MVP is washed and will soon join this ignominious list of The Definitive List of the Knicks' Most Washed-Up Acquisitions.