The Knicks Fans Genuinely Defending Derrick Rose’s One MVP Vote Are The Real MVPs

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New Yorkers should be taking to the streets in protest after Pretty Good Player Derrick Rose was denied his second NBA MVP Award after a season in which he was undoubtedly a Moderately Valuable Player.

Jokic: 26.4 ppg, 10.8 rpg, 8.3 apg, 56.6% FG. 


Rose: 14.7 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 4.2 apg, 47.0% FG. 

The Knicks guard earned one of the 100 first-place votes, one more than LeBron James, James Harden, Dame Lillard, Luka Doncic, and Alex Caruso. Rose, however, was the only player to earn a first-place vote who did not earn a 2-5 place vote.

Anyone outside the Big Apple may be wondering how a guy who posted Joe Harris numbers was put in the same breath as someone who is one of only two players 6-foot-10 or taller to average at least seven assists per game (with Wilt), touched the ball nearly every offensive possession, and ranked in the top five in total points, rebounds and assists in the NBA this past season.

The reason? Knicks fans were so love drunk off their first playoff win since Argo won Best Picture.

While many Knicks fans on the web were tongue-in-cheek in their validating responses to the vote, I choose to focus on those who’ve had lobotomies.

The Knicks need to be good again so we can all witness a collective metropolitan orgasm and a recalibration of Jeter’s inflated legacy.