I Hope Kenny Smith Doesn’t Take The Knicks GM Job

So I’m reading the NY Daily News yesterday and I see that Kenny Smith interviewed for the NY Knicks General Manager position this past Friday.

To let the Jet tell it, the interview went “great.” Pardon my selfishness, but that is horrible news. Don’t get me wrong, I like Kenny. I’ve been messing with dude since he competed in the 3 Point and Dunk contests the same year. Remember that joint where he bounced the ball between his legs and caught it off the glass for a reverse dunk? Anyway, Kenny would probably do a great job in NY, but you know what, so would Billy King and Rick Sund (maybe).

My reason for not wanting Kenny to get the job is simple. He’d have to leave “Inside The NBA” on TNT. Man, that show is one of the best on TV right along “Entourage” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

As great as the NBA season has been, I almost look forward to halftime and the postgame shows more than the actual games. I just love the chemistry between Kenny, EJ and Chuck. Magic is cool too whenever he sits in. “Inside The NBA” just wouldn’t be the same without the Jet. But seriously, if he does get the job, I hope they bring in Bill Walton or something. Dude be full of doo doo sometimes, but he’s entertaining. What do you guys think? Speak on it.

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  • teezy

    First Bitches ……… Comin Straight Outta Brisbane, Australia

    We Up!

  • Pierzy

    I agree – Kenny should stay on TNT. “Entourage”? Not anymore. That show fell apart during season 3…now it’s just a real-live cartoon.

  • bongolock

    the chemistry is great but the jet may do well in nyc. not a knicks fan but come on man. they used to always be good during the ewing, starks, oakley etc times when i was growin up.

    and please dont bring in walton as a replacement.

  • chello

    as a huge knick fan, I definitely would like kenny to take over… billy king! are u crazy? he is one of the worst GMS in the league. he made mistake after mistake in philly, the last good thing he did was get rid of iverson for andre miller other than that, he made a number of mistakes with that franchise, and the knicks have already had one idiot running the franchise into the ground, another one like that and knicks could turn into perennial losers like the grizzlies for a long, long time.

    I do like kennys commentary and show on tnt, I love when he does knicks game it always a nice change of pace than when Clyde does them. But I would much rather have him running the show for the knicks and hopefully turning this team around.

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  • http://www.cocaineblunts.com/ noz

    Wait we can write about hoop?

  • http://www.cocaineblunts.com/ noz

    And here I am listening to J Dilla…

  • Choc

    What! Kenny gone fishing? Naw but on the real dude will be missed and I think the show will suffer….Peace

  • http://www.myspace.com/sinistahmoneybagz Sinistah aka 7Body Sin aka The Elyan Of This Rap Shit

    Jet needs to stay on TNT, let Avery try to ressurect the house Zeke fucked up…..

    but nah i honestly don’t think any coach with a potential H.O.F. career would wanna fuck wit NY right now, let some fresh blood get a chance to gain some experience under their wing, while Jet continues to talk shit about em pre-game, halftime, and post-game!

    I like the chemistry between the Inside The NBA staff, and they went in on “D.Wade” somethin fierce, it actually looks like they edited the NBA TV replay version of the show. Guess it was a live one time only thing…..

    i also see i ain’t the only one who actually watches HBO Original programming and think that the shows are actually good, well at least the two you listed……

    Peace 2 All!

  • http://haterplayer.blogspot.com/ fakerthanfake

    if kenny’s gone, they should bring in jeff van gundy. most hilarious commentator ever. yes, funnier than even bill walton.

  • render

    doesn’t matter who takes over. Zeke fucked this team up for at leas the next 5 years. Shit, the only players we have worth keepin are a goofy ass lookin white boy, a rookie and fuckin renaldo balkman.

    BronBron has to get tired of Cleveland soon, right?


    damn Im suprised to hear about this. I love the Jet and the Inside the NBA show so I hope he doesent get it for that reason alone.

  • Eli Porter

    Man, that would suck if he got the Knicks job but they suck so bad that anything he does can only b considered a upgrage….I don’t want a brother to pass on a opportunity for growth, but I would hate for him to leave because I mean shyt, that is one of the last good shows on TV, besides I just cant see anyone else in his slot on “Inside the NBA”….Nobody can send cats fishing like Kenny….

  • Deez Nutz

    “All I have in this world is my balls, and my word, and I don’t break ‘em for no one, jou understand?”

  • http://www.therezidue.com Maurice Garland

    i hope Kenny takes what Im hoping to be an open GM job with the HAWKS!

  • Scatman

    couldn’t agree more, i fucking love that show

  • RW

    It’d be hard to replace Kenny Smith on Inside the NBA. Maybe Kenny Anderson could double as Charles’ straight man/comic foil?

  • http://www.ronmexicocity.com ron mexico

    did you really just endorse billy king?

    that puts your inaugural xxl=lakers blog into perspective, son.