SI - Apparently, New York Knicks owner James Dolan has better things to do on Thursday than concentrate on the NBA draft, with his team in absolute shambles.
Dolan will reportedly skip the NBA Draft for a concert with his band, JD & The Straight Shot.
This is the news breaking out of New York right now, and I can not believe it's true. James Dolan will NOT be a part of the Knicks plans on draft night, and will instead be performing a show in New York City with his band.
The article goes on to say:
For those who have time and and don't have any musical taste, you can hear Dolan's band at the City Winery in New York City.
The doors will open 6:00 p.m. Eastern, just an hour before the draft starts.
Tickets for this shindig will run $25 bucks for VIP and premier seats, an absurd 22 bucks to sit at a barstool and $20 to sit anywhere else.
This is just the newest chapter in a long saga of hysterically irresponsible words and actions from James Dolan. Knicks fans might actually be happy that Dolan won't be around during the draft, but this is a flat-out embarrassing headline to be able to write. If it's true, that's so weird.
Also, never forget that time Dolan brought a binder titled "Preparation" to his radio interview: