The Knicks won just 17 games last season and were one of the biggest punchlines the NBA had to offer in the process. No one felt bad getting a jab in on the orange and blue every once in a while.
Now, things are different. The Knicks, led by rookie sensation Kristaps Porzingis, are respectable once again. So, when the Simpsons decided to make a basketball joke recently, they had to switch the writing around to tease another team: the 76ers.
Here’s the clip in reference:
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And here’s the explanation, courtesy of Simpsons writer Michael Price: