Whoops, that's correct. I knew it was in the 2001-2002 season.
Truthfully, I believe the writer of the article was simply trying to get attention and be noticed. No more. No less. Honestly, I just saw someone giving a biased opinion because he/she wasn't happy with the outcome or apparently with MK for that matter. So, the writer used MK as a comparison. Go figure.
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~ Thomas A. Edison