Richard Lewis maintained his New York Knicks fandom until the very end as the ... trends now

Richard Lewis maintained his New York Knicks fandom until the very end as the ... trends now
Richard Lewis maintained his New York Knicks fandom until the very end as the ... trends now

Richard Lewis maintained his New York Knicks fandom until the very end as the ... trends now

The comedian and native New Yorker was a lifelong fan of the NBA team, with Knicks beat writer Stefan Bondy sharing a story about his fandom on X  'RIP to loyal Knicks fan Richard Lewis. Told me a couple years back that he wore his Knicks prayer pajamas in the preseason,' Bondy said  Lewis was often a presence on Madison Square Garden's 'Celebrity Row,' with Knicks analyst @DJAceNBA also sharing a 1992 NBA ad featuring Lewis

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Beloved comedian Richard Lewis passed away in Los Angeles on Wednesday from a heart attack at 76 years of age, but his heart will always remain with the New York Knicks.

The comedian and native New Yorker was a lifelong fan of the NBA team, with Knicks beat writer Stefan Bondy sharing a story about his fandom on X (formerly Twitter).

'RIP to loyal Knicks fan Richard Lewis. Told me a couple years back that he wore his Knicks prayer pajamas in the preseason,' Bondy said.

He added that Lewis, 'Traveled to Houston to see the ‘94 Finals, took Larry David to San Antonio for 99 Finals. Will catch the next Knicks championship from a higher place.'

Lewis was often a courtside presence on Madison Square Garden's 'Celebrity Row,' with Knicks analyst @DJAceNBA also sharing a 1992 NBA ad featuring Lewis.

Beloved comedian Richard Lewis passed away in Los Angeles on Wednesday from a heart attack at 76 years of age, but his heart will always remain with the New York Knicks

Beloved comedian Richard Lewis passed away in Los Angeles on Wednesday from a heart attack at 76 years of age, but his heart will always remain with the New York Knicks

'RIP to loyal Knicks fan Richard Lewis. Told me a couple years back that he wore his Knicks prayer pajamas in the preseason,' Bondy said

'RIP to loyal Knicks fan Richard Lewis. Told me a couple years back that he wore his Knicks prayer pajamas in the preseason,' Bondy said

'RIP Richard Lewis who once appeared in a “I LOVE THIS GAME” NBA commercial in 1992,' Ace tweeted.

He also posted a link for the ad, which showed clips of thrilling NBA game footage while cutting back to Lewis sitting courtside.

'I'm looking for a wonderful woman to marry me and have children, but until that happens, I love this game,' Lewis

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