Updated: Feb 2, 2006, 4:08 PM

Vote: Who's to blame for the Knicks' struggles?

 Isiah Thomas
Is Isiah Thomas responsible for the Knicks' struggles?
When Larry Brown was hired as head coach of the New York Knicks, many felt that he'd make New York an instant playoff team. For a franchise that hasn't reached the 40-win mark since the 2000-01 season and didn't go out and vastly improve itself during the offseason, it appeared like a lofty goal. But Mr. Fix It's history told us that if anyone could do it, Brown could.

Easier said than done. Not only are the Knicks among the worst teams in the NBA just over halfway through the season, but team chemistry is at a season low. Brown, whose SportsNation approval rating is among the worst in the league, has seemed to confuse his players with constant lineup and rotation changes. Meanwhile, Knicks president of basketball operations, Isiah Thomas, has been questioned for the moves he's made since taking the job in December of 2003, and now is in the midst of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former team executive.

Who is most to blame for the Knicks' struggles? Which player has had the most disappointing season? Will Larry Brown be around long enough to take the Knicks to the playoffs? We want your opinion, SportsNation. Vote now!


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