SI: What's the most exciting event you've covered?
Albert: It's a tie between the Rangers winning their first Stanley Cup in 54 years in 1994 and the Dream Team taking the floor in the 1992 Olympics.
SI: You called your first Knicks game in '63 after Marty Glickman said he was caught in a Paris snowstorm. Does it even snow in Paris?
Albert: I think Marty made that up to give me an opportunity. Or he just didn't want to do that game.
SI: Your brothers [Al and Steve] and a son [Kenny] are also sportscasters. Are the Alberts the Bushes or the Kennedys of sports broadcasting?
Albert: We're closer to the Marx Brothers.
SI: Dick Stockton insists he was a year behind you at Syracuse, but according to your bio, he's somehow several years older than you. Have you found a secret for maintaining youth?
Albert: When you get older, there are memory lapses. Dick has probably suffered more than anyone I know.
SI: Is it true that when doctors woke you from your car accident last April and asked if you knew what season it was, you answered "baseball"?