Back in the NBA preseason, ESPN's SCHOENE computer model made waves by predicting the New York Knicks, fresh off a 54-28 season, would go 37-45 in 2014. That led to a memorable story in the New York Post that included this section.
Carmelo Anthony wants to know if the computer is broken.
Anthony reacted with surprise Wednesday when informed of a projection for the Knicks to go 37-45 this season, based on an ESPN system called SCHOENE. That would be a steep dropoff from last season's 54-28 record, which was good enough for the second seed in the Eastern Conference.
"Sometimes there's glitches in the computer,'' Anthony said. "That's all I can say.''
Wednesday, the Knicks finished their season by rallying to defeat the Toronto Raptors at home. Their final record?
Sometimes, there are glitches in the Knicks. That's all I can say.