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Thunder 128, Knicks 103: Scenes from they are who we thought they were

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Oklahoma City laid it down early and often and then some more

NBA: New York Knicks at Oklahoma City Thunder Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

Close your eyes. What do you see? If it’s someone from the Oklahoma City Thunder getting a loose ball or offensive rebound, you likely endured tonight’s 128-103 Knicks’ drubbing.

You may not have figured the Knicks had any real chance for a victory on the road against OKC, even without Russell Westbrook active. If so, stop what you’re doing and go get a Mega Millions tickets. Ask out that hottie you’ve been working up the courage to step to. Eat that half-off day-old gas station sushi. You are on a roll, friend.

The Thunder blitzed the Knicks right outta the gate.

Twas delish seeing Kevin Knox hit this tough runner.

Knox hit from outside, too.

Still, don’t get it twisted. The Thunder jumped out to the quick big lead and were never in danger tonight. The Knicks winning any physical battles was def the exception.

The rule is named Steven Adams.

When Adams wasn’t dunking on the Knicks, he was dunking on Knicks.

Here’s Harlem’s own Hamidou Diallo.

Hearing that name always brings to mind Amadou Diallo. So sad.

MSG aired a graphic listing NBA players from Harlem. “Strong basketball roots in [NYC],” Wally Szczerbiak said, proving his worldview is as uninspired as his commentary. Later he mentioned that, after Enes Kanter hit a three, he was now two of seven this year from distance. Then he took time to inform us that before that before being two of seven, Kanter had been — wait for it — one of six.

The box score will register this possession as a defensive rebound for Mario Hezonja, and nothing more. The truth is so much richer and more hilarious than that.

Knicks were down as many as 22 in the first half, and it only got uglier from there. OKC can D.

Your first-half exclamation point:

Your second-half exclamation point:

Your Ron Baker exclamation point:

The Knicks were bad, for sure. But maybe not the worst thing I saw tonight.

The best? It’s a tie.

181 days till the NBA draft lottery. Hang in there, folks.