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Recap: New York Knicks 113, Brooklyn Nets 83

It wasn’t long ago that fans and observers were excitedly talking up the potential of a New York Knicks-Brooklyn Nets rivalry. During the summer, both teams had built, or at least maintained, what appeared to be talented, deep rosters, who jibber-jabbered back and forth about one another. They exchanged barbs about who would “run” the… More

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Are the Knicks and Nets Really Rivals?

Rivalry – ri·val·ry, noun, competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field. Last July, from the moment Brooklyn Nyets owner Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov agreed to import most of the Boston Celtics former core, tri-state area hoops fans have been arguing over which local NBA franchise now reigns supreme. But when it comes… More

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Game 5 Recap: Knicks 86, Celtics 92

Fears of a seemingly inevitable implosion are fair at this point. Losing one game, on the road, to a veteran team facing elimination – well, that’s OK. Losing a second game in a row, on your homecourt – scary. Doing so after self-imposed blustering of what-if sweeps and opponent funerals. Unbearable. Yes, despite the Knicks’… More

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Game Three Essentials

From Madison Square Garden, to TD Bank Garden, game three tonight is not going to be any stroll in the park, or should we say garden. Carmelo Anthony and company are prepared for a hostile environment and rejuvenated Boston squad playing at home for the first time since the Boston marathon bombings a little less… More

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Game 2 Recap: Knicks 87, Celtics 71

The New York Knicks will head up to Boston with a 2-0 lead over the Celtics. For the second straight game, the Knicks used a big second half, highlighted by stingy defense and efficient offense, to put the Celtics away, and seal the victory. After withstanding a strong second quarter from the Celtics, New York… More

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Recap: Knicks 96, Celtics 102

Breathe, breathe, breathe…. Okay. Excuse my blood pressure, still soaring to Everest-like peaks after that one. On a night when the Boston Celtics would be without their best player, Rajon Rondo – serving a one-game suspension for bumping a referee – all of the Knicks-Celtics rivalry talk seemed a little forced. After all, despite numerous… More