NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York Knicks president Phil Jackson has an explanation for his team’s nightmarish season.
“S— happens,” Jackson said during a town hall meeting with season-ticket holders on Thursday, according to the New York Daily News. “That’s something that we all know. … And this season it did happen to us.”READ MORE: NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
The Hall of Famer’s remark was met with laughter, the newspaper reported. But not everyone was amused.
“If you have a group of Knicks fans there that have still supported the franchise in the single-worst season in Knick history, and fans are asking questions about where did things go awry, what’s the plan this offseason, why did things get so bad, you can’t tell the fan base, ‘Sorry, bleep happens,’ ” WFAN co-host Craig Carton said Friday. “That’s the one thing you can’t say!”