NBA Draft

Knicks owner James Dolan played a gig with his band at the same time as the NBA draft

Knicks owner James Dolan played a gig with his band at the same time as the NBA draft

Rumors were swirling around the New York Knicks in the days leading up to the NBA draft, with folks wondering if team President Phil Jackson was really going to trade rising star Kristaps Porzingis.

But Knicks owner James Dolan was staying out of it. So much so that he was playing a gig with his blues-rock band, JD and the Straight Shot, at the same time as and a mere 3 1/2 miles away from the draft, which took place Thursday evening at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

SB Nation’s Charlotte Wilder attended Dolan’s show and asked the billionaire beforehand if he...

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