The way owners and front office executives react to angry letters tells a lot about them as people. It separates class from trash, smart from idiotic.
Knicks owner James Dolan is getting a pass for sending an email to a fan in which he speculates that the man may be an alcoholic.
The angry Jets fans who brought you FireJohnIdzik.com have a new target: Knicks owner James Dolan.
Well that didn’t take long! Six weeks to the day since I predicted here that a fan-protest campaign would get rerouted from the Jets’ complex to MSG, my vision is nearing fruition.
Boomer and Craig got caught up discussing the current state of the NBA, which had the Blonde Bomber a little agitated.
The man on the receiving end of James Dolan’s electronic fury says he was “totally” shocked to get a response from the Knicks owner after criticizing the direction of the franchise.
“For me, I would never respond,” Anthony said. “I wouldn’t go down that path.”
Calling a customer a possible alcoholic and questioning his influence over his family is exactly what Fan Guy does, not an entrenched member of the aristocracy.
All this email exchange does is confirm exactly what everyone thinks of Dolan. He is overly sensitive. He overreacts to criticism. He is mean and rather nasty. Could you imagine working for someone like this?
Dolan called the father of filmmaker Aaron Bierman a “hateful mess” and a “negative force” to anyone with whom he comes into contact — and wondered if he was an alcoholic.
After what could only be described as a magical Saturday afternoon, Boomer and Craig got things started Monday morning by discussing the Mikey Strong charity hockey game.
New York was outclassed by Boston, 108-97, and it appears that Dolan got tired of watching his team lose … again.
Now that Rex Ryan has been evicted from his extended stay on the coaching hot seat, there is a vacancy. Don’t bother checking rates on Trivago or Kayak. I understand there is a reservation being held for the Knicks’ Derek Fisher.
Putting the Knicks on national television on Dec. 25 is equal parts sadism and masochism. They’re off to the worst start in team history, which is saying a lot when you consider how bad they’ve been.
If you look, you’ll see the winning organizations are more organic in their success. It starts, like it often does, with ownership, which is where we hit our dead end on Seventh Avenue.