Patrick Jr., that is, with a highlight reel moment from the Knicks’ 104-97 exhibition defeat of the Celtics last night. A meaningless affair, to be certain, but the TivO’d evidence from MSG Network reveals more of a work ethic — particularly on the defensive end — than we shall on all but a few occasions during Isiah Thomas’ tenure. Every now and then we’ll hear someone opine that you can’t rebuild in New York, but 30-35 wins with Ewing Jr. and Wilson Chandler getting serious playing time might re-energize the nation’s only fan base more suicidal than John McCain’s.