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Knicks past and present celebrate the Cavaliers' Game 7 victory

If Oak is happy, I'm happy.

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The 2015-16 Cleveland Cavaliers, newly-crowned champions of the basketball world, were a club rife with former Knicks, and each celebrated the title in their own way

J.R. Smith made us cry with this heartfelt tribute to his parents:

And then he went to Vegas ...

But did he party harder than Timofey Mozgov?

Um, OK, Channing Frye:

Iman Shumpert has a cute-ass baby:

If you ask me, though, the real hero of the Cavaliers' postgame celebration was Knicks legend and Cleveland native Charles Oakley. The Oak Tree was in the house for Game 7, but just because his hometown team finally won a championship, doesn't mean you can fucking touch him!

A lesser man would simply say, "Don't touch me." Not Oak ... he dares you to touch him.

And then the party moved to Twitter:

Oak: "Hi there, Jigga, I really enjoy your song, '93 Problems.'"

Jay Z: "Actually, it's '99 Problems.'"

- Oakley glares at Jay Z -

Jay Z: "My bad, Oak. It's '93 Problems.' Oh well, looks like it's back to the studio for me."

As for current Knicks, team president Phil Jackson praised the team that finally slayed the Golden State #goink Monster:

And Jerian Grant summed up the evening fairly accurately:

Fare thee well, 2015-16 NBA season. And never forget ...