Thanks for your applause. Please sit down. I am back for an encore blog post.
Thursday night's Cavs-Celts tilt averaged 6.0 percent of homes in the New York area, ESPN's highest rating for an NBA playoff game in these parts since Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals six years ago between the Pistons and Pacers.
Of course, that figure will be higher next year when LeBron and the Knicks visit the Celts. But let's not get ahead of ourselves . . .
Enjoy Alec Baldwin on SNL.