'There's only one word -- insane!'

Madison Square Garden and area businesses badly need King James to lead a revival

Updated: June 11, 2010, 7:29 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

When Allan Houston was a kid growing up in Kentucky, he got a chance to come to New York and see a Broadway play. He was impressed by the pageantry of it, which hit him again the first night he played in Madison Square Garden as a member of the New York Knicks.

He was part of the tapestry of New York, of the hype and excitement, and when the ball was tipped, it was as if the curtain was going up on that Broadway show he had seen as a kid.

"You think you'd get used to ...

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