“We didn’t listen to the distractors.” – Sam Mitchell, explaining the Raptors’ rapid improvement to NBA TV’s Ahmad Rashad

“It’s like a headache in your knee.” – Kenny Smith, describing Stevie Franchise’s alleged tendinitis.

“This is good as gold. This game’s going to overtime. Pressure makes diamonds as well as rusts pipes, and Stephon Marbury’s been a diamond all night.” – Kenny Smith, moments before Stephon Marbury missed the 2nd of two free throws that would’ve tied the Knicks and Seattle at 100 with less than a second remaining.