Somehow, Knicks fans got their hopes up for Tuesday night’s lottery. As the Daily News reported live from a lottery party in Midtown, they were “shocked” by losing out on Zion Williamson. Even though the team only had a 14 percent chance of securing the No. 1 pick, once they moved into the top four, it was impossible not to get excited.
That excitement would be quickly deflated.
Stephen A. Smith, a Knicks fan himself, rose to the occasion, filming himself in almost complete darkness, both emotionally and literally:
Fat Joe missed the memo to not smile while hanging out with Desus, Mero and Jadakiss:
Dejected Knicks fans can find a few sources of consolation. At least they didn’t get Zion tattoos:
No matter what happens, it is what it is:
And at least they’re not Sixers fans.