"The Southern Madison Square Garden"
Just left the hawks game tonight and melo went off again for 40! It's amazing how deadly and talented a scorer that guy is. Just the real show of the night is the amount of Knicks fans that were in the arena. It was arguably 70% Knicks fans tonight which must be embarrassing for the hometown hawks. As I left I was talking to a Knicks fan from new o
York and he was saying how unbelievable it was that there are so many Knicks fans who turned out and it's almost like a Southern Madison square garden. The hawks fan base has never been that loyal to begin with but this isn't anything new. I've been going to hawks games since I was a kid and every time a superstar(iverson, Jordan, tmac, lebron, etc) comes to Phillips arena the hawks faithful turn against their own. The amount of hate josh smith gets is crazy also you wouldn't know he's from Atlanta. I don't think that organization will ever have a real true fan base unless a legit superstar comes to town and even then it will be a struggle.
Usually you get that when the Lakers are in town. Hawks fans are notoriously bad, and I say this being from Phoenix, I know fair weather fans.
Has been fun to watch these past two games and all year for that matter. His jumper is absolutely lethal and with the addition of JR upping is game; the Knicks are for real.