Numlock Sunday: Chris Herring on Blood in the…

By Walt Hickey Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week, I spoke to my friend and former FiveThirtyEight colleague Chris Herring whose book Blood in the Garden: The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks is out this week. Herring’s book is all about one of the most controversial organizations in the history of basketball, and how they were absolutely instrumental in shaping the game that has become popular today by serving as a blunt, violent foil. It’s an incredibly deeply-reported work about a fascinating era of sports that will never and can never happen again.

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