Frustrated Knicks Fan Auctioning Off Fanhood; Will Let Winner Pick New Team

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistAugust 20, 2018

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Few teams in sports are as frustrating to root for as the New York Knicks, and it appears one person has reached his breaking point after another lost season. 

A fan is apparently selling his "fanhood" on eBay, placing a starting price of $1,973. That coincides with the last time the Knicks won a championship.

"I hate the Knicks. I love the Knicks, but I hate the Knicks," the 2,200-word listing reads. "... After all the ups, downs, more downs, more downs, infinite downs, I have reached my absolute breaking point. As of this moment, my New York Knicks fan-hood is officially for sale."

Whoever wins the bid can make this fan adopt a team of their choosing. He will then attend at least one home and away game, buy multiple jerseys and place a $500 bet on the squad topping its over/under, among other things.

Perhaps most surprisingly, there have already been two bids as of Monday afternoon.

While it's difficult to put a price on one's fandom, going five years without a playoff appearance and 45 years without a title can make you resort to desperate measures.


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