And elects to take the high road: “The news already had reached Mike D’Antoni before the Knicks reunited for practice after the All-Star break. His former team, the Phoenix Suns, had fired Terry Porter, the guy they brought in to replace him. Got Vindication? ‘Not at all, because I’m a machine, I’m not human,’ D’Antoni said with a grin. ‘Of course,’ he added. ‘You watch it, but I don’t wish anybody bad or anybody to be in a tough situation. This is a tough situation when you try to win championships. Weird things happen. That’s what happened.’”