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19 things I've learned about the Knicks by watching the NBA playoffs

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When the regular season concluded, I figured that was the end of all the compelling Knicks analysis I enjoyed on national broadcasts and social media. No, sir! Even far out of the actual picture, New York is a frequent topic of conversation -- thoughtful, incisive, informative conversation. Here are some things I've learned:

1. Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith, who are on the Cavaliers, used to be on the Knicks.

2. The Knicks traded J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cavaliers.

3. The Cavaliers are going to the NBA Finals, while the Knicks, who traded Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith to them, are not.

4. Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith once played for the Knicks.

5. The New York Knicks. The bad ones.

6. The Knicks, who used to employ Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith, are bad, while the Cavaliers are quite good.

7. Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith are on the Cavaliers because Phil Jackson traded them there. From the Knicks. Who are bad.

8. Timofey Mozgov is on the Cavaliers, too! He played for the Knicks.

9. The Knicks are bad. The Cavaliers are not bad, as is evidenced by their trip to the NBA Finals with Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith.

10. J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert are going to the Finals. The NBA Finals.

11. If the Knicks did not trade J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cavaliers, they would also be in the NBA Finals and not sitting at home getting absolutely no production from those guys except concerns over one's expiring contract and the other's player option? [citation needed]

12. Steve Kerr coaches the Warriors, who are going to the NBA Finals, unlike the Knicks, who are not going to the NBA Finals.

13. Steve Kerr came close to signing on to coach the Knicks, who are not the Warriors. One notable difference between the Warriors and Knicks is that the Warriors are great and going to the NBA Finals, while the Knicks are not.

14. Steve Kerr is probably happy that he is coaching a team, the Warriors, that is going to the NBA Finals, instead of coaching the Knicks, who are bad.

15. Steve Kerr coaches the Warriors.

16. Not the Knicks. He could coach the Knicks, but he does not. Steve Kerr.

17. Phil Jackson, who runs the Knicks, who are bad, tried to hire Steve Kerr to coach the Knicks but Steve Kerr decided to coach the Warriors instead.

18. The Knicks are bad.

19. The Knicks are not coached by Steve Kerr, who coaches the Warriors, who are much better than the Knicks.