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Sure, he was a trash-fire, but he was a trash-fire that lit up your journalistic life. Becoming a sports journo when you’re a Knicks fan is to sell your soul at the crossroads. No journo’s fingers fly quicker across the keyboard, shitting pure joy in the face of having to fear deadlines, than a Knicks fan writing about the Knicks.

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