Last nights complete thrashing of the Knicks by the Celtics prompted one disgusted Knicks fan to literally throw his Knicks jersey onto the floor in dramatic fashion (if any readers have a video of this hero, please send a link to the [email protected]).
Update: Thanks to reader D. Coffey, here it is (jersey toss is in the final seconds of the video)
Here's look back at some other historic fan tosses.
Feb 13th, 1934
In the original, yet flawed, version of what would later become tradition, a group of drunken marine biologists in Detroit take things too far and throw a live Architeuthis, or giant squid, onto the ice, killing the Red Wings' entire first line.
Nov 3rd, 1985
Thousands of Jets fans pelt the Wheels of Joy Choir, a chorus of disabled children in wheelchairs, with ice balls for not singing the Star Spangled Banner fast enough.
Dec 9th, 1990
Losing by 40 points to rival Kansas City, Raiders fans in the black hole throw human skulls and assorted body parts onto field. They would do the same thing a week later while up by 40 points.
Nov 1st, 1994
While 6th overall pick Sharone Wright struggles with his weight issue, the sympathetic fans of Philadelphia pepper the court with hunks of raw meat, stale donuts and D batteries.
Dec 13th, 1997
Fans angered at Luc Longley's missed free throws in OT unleash a fleet of boomerangs inside the United Center, temporarily decapitating Bulls guard Rusty LaRue.