Found May 19, 2013 on Bush League Chronicle:
Hey, aren't sports analysts suppose to be neutral?ESPN First Take co-host Stephen A. Smith is taking the fact that the New York Knicks are no longer in the playoffs pretty hard. The Knicks were eliminated in six games by the Indiana Pacers Saturday night, 106-99.Smith, who is known to be an avid supporter of the Knicks, is apparently crushed. He took to Twitter Sunday morning to share his current emotional state for all the world to see.I'm DEPRESSED right now, Ladies and Gentlemen. Not going to lie. Can't sleep. Won't eat. Don't wanna work! But I'll be on FIRST TAKE in AM.— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) May 19, 2013Just leave me be while I recover from this, please!— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) May 19, 2013Fair enough, sir. We will leave you be.It's nice to know that Smith will be able to muster up the courage and strength to make it to work on Monday, though.Via For the Win

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Knicks stave off elimination and still have yet to face the real challenge that is game six in Indiana 85-75

The Knicks were able to win game five at home, they were facing elimination and obviously were not looking to be knocked out in New York. Still its a small victory because the obvious real test is the next game. A game six that has the Pacers, with a chance to avoid a very dangerous game seven for them, eliminate the Knicks from the playoffs. The Pacers will come with more intensity...
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