Adam Silver told to ‘fix the Knicks’ on subway to Brooklyn

NBA commissioner Adam Silver skipped the stretch limo to the Brooklyn Academy of Music for Thursday night’s screening of ESPN’s “Basketball: A Love Story.”

“Because of the UN General Assembly traffic, I took the B train from Midtown,” the commish told us.

Fellow New Yorkers who recognized him did not let Silver ride without comment, of course. “They blamed me for interfering with the 76ers, which I denied, and they told me, ‘Fix the Knicks!’ ”

Asked if he had his own basketball love story, Silver recalled spending quality time with his father, a Knicks season-ticket holder, after his parents separated.

“I would come down from Rye and watch the games with him and we had great times together at the Garden. That was something we did together.”

And did he ever play basketball? The 6-foot-3 Silver replied, “I am tall, I did play, but not well!”

Gov. Andrew Cuomo touted the state-supported midnight basketball program, where games are played in city parks, as “something to belong to as an alternative to gangs.”

Joining him at BAM were Spencer Haywood, Allan Houston, Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, Bernard King and Lenny Wilkens.

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