NEW YORK — Before somersaulting into some of the specifics and subtitles of Wednesday’s draft, Knicks president Isiah Thomas asked if I would be so kind as to accentuate the Detroit Shock’s WNBA record comeback Sunday, reducing a 25-point deficit to beat the L.A. Sparks.

“That’s what I’m talking about! I want someone who can get out of a hole like that,” he exclaimed in narrowing his Knicks’ coaching choice down to Bill Laimbeer or Saddam Hussein.

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