Pat Knight: Angry Press Conference Of The Year


Pat Knight coaches basketball at Lamar. Pat is also the son of legendary hothead Bobby Knight.  This is his Pat's first epic rant.

One of Pat Knight's senior players, Mike James, was in the process of explaining to reporters why his team played so poorly after a bad loss when Knight interrupted him. "All right, let's go. I'm back," Knight said, as he kicked James out of the press conference. "You don't have a clue what it takes to win."

From that point on it became my favorite post-game press conference ever. Knight criticized the senior's for everything from showing up late for meetings and practices, to not trying in the classroom, and even for doing drugs. Some people might think he may have gone too far, but hopefully this was all said in private as well. He wasn't getting the response he needed, so he went public. And here is that public display of non-affection he showed:

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