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New York Knicks at Oklahoma City Thunder MSG Broadcast Recap

Wondering what else happened before, during, and after the Knick games, that’s not just about, the game? I recap with you various interesting, fun, and weird things that have gone on during all the Knick broadcasts including the ones on MSG Network, TNT, ESPN, and ABC.

New York Knicks @ Oklahoma City Thunder MSG Broadcast Recap – Paycom Center – 12/31/2021

Friday Night Knicks I’m A Fan!

Last game of the year opens up with a fun mix of Knicks and Thunder moments played to Beastie Boys’ “Fight For Your Right” ending with an MSG “Happy New Year!” graphic, appropriately. A mix in the second quarter was shown with just the Knicks from different eras “partying” with the song playing (more mixes were played through the broadcast). Wally Szczerbiak said to check out the “Beastie Boys Story” documentary on Apple TV+. He’s a fan of the group.

Knicks MSG Studio Crew Talk

Bill Pidto, Alan Hahn, and Wally were wearing big “20 22” vertically on their blazers (Alan’s are sunglasses).

 

Cadillac Trivia Question 

Alec Burks Had 34 Points Off The Bench Wednesday

At Detroit. Who Holds The Knicks Record For Most

Points Off The Bench In A Game?

 

Notable Commentary By Wally And Breen

  • Mike Breen mentioned Clyde being on vacation again, but this time he said where he’s been, Saint Croix (where he had/has a home).
  • Breen said Aaron Wiggins is not related to Andrew Wiggins’ from Golden State. He said he can play the piano, play the trombone, and can sing. Wally said he used to play the trombone in high school.
  • Breen said the Thunder are the youngest team in the NBA and they’re hungry.
  • Mike Breen gave a surprisingly long and inspirational story about OKC’s Scotty Hopson’s basketball journey and his desire to make it in the NBA. If you can find it it’s worth listening to.

MSG 150 – Fast Notes

Bulls/PacersDeMar DeRozan hit a three pointer off of one leg at the buzzer to beat the Indiana Pacers 108-106. DeRozan had 28 points.

Mavs/Kings – Head coach Jason Kidd of Dallas said he’s so short handed that they’re trying to figure out if he’s eligible to play. Mavs still blew out Sacramento.

Cleveland/Washington – Rookie  6’11” Evan Mobley of the Cavaliers had an impressive reverse lay-up which Bill Pidto compared to Julius Irving’s famous one and Kyle Kuzma tweeted and compared him to George Gervin.

 

Cadillac Trivia Question 

Alec Burks Had 34 Points Off The Bench Wednesday

At Detroit. Who Holds The Knicks Record For Most

Points Off The Bench In A Game?

Answer: Al Harrington (42 PTS, 10/31/09 vs PHI)

 

That wraps it up for the New York Knicks MSG Broadcast Recap! Be sure to check out the recap of the Knicks/Thunder  game by the captain of the Knicks Online ship, rady.

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