The New York Knicks welcomed the Brooklyn Nets to Madison Square Garden for the first time ever and handed them a 14-point loss.
The start of this game was quite boring, actually. The crowd was dull, as was the play. Melo, Felton and Chandler played the entire quarter, and helped the Knicks leap out to an early 26-23 lead. Melo led the team with eight points on 3-6 shooting, and put to rest any doubt that he was still injured. Chandler recorded four rebounds and two blocks in the quarter, but, more importantly, held Brook Lopez to four points on 2-8 shooting.
If Tuesday’s Knicks victory over the Nets were a boxing match, Jason Kidd landed the knockout punch in the form of a (controversial?) three-pointer, evening the NBA version of the Subway Series at one game apiece.
From the fine folks @OakleyandAllen, I present to you video highlights from last night’s win over the Brooklyn Nets.
Nets.com does not direct to the official website of the Brooklyn Nets, like all other team websites, but, rather, currently points to the Knicks’ website. The domain is owned by CyberMesa through 2014, and they’ve been trying to get the Nets to purchase the domain from them, but the Nets have scoffed at the price tag. Since talking hasn’t worked for CyberMesa, they’ve taken to the web to troll the Nets into purchasing the domain, it seems.
Hello, all. Hope you are all doing okay after Sandy ran through the east coast.
In light of the recent weather, both the Knicks’ opening night matchup with the Brooklyn Nets, in Brooklyn, and the Knicks’ home opener against the Miami Heat, are in jeopardy of being postponed.
The New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets.
In the first year of the Nets’ existence in Brooklyn, there has been a lot of trash talk leading up to the start of the regular season. Most of it has been amongst fans, but some players have taken part in it, as well. A few days ago, Andray Blatche tweeted the following:
November 1st, 2012, at 7 pm, is not just the first night that the Brooklyn Nets will play a meaningful (i.e. an actual game that counts) game on their home floor, but it will also be their first game against your New York Knicks!
Earlier we highlighted the top 10 restricted free agents in the NBA this summer. Here are our top 10 unrestricted players.
1. Deron Williams, PG, Brooklyn Nets: The star of this summer’s free agency. One of the league’s top five point guards. William’s situation is simple: He will either resign with the Nets or go play in his hometown of Dallas with the Mavs.
No Lockout this summer, Knicks fans! After the long, longer and longest summer for the NBA since 1998, fans have an actual summer of free agency to look forward to. With the flirting just getting started today and actual signings not happening until July 11th, let’s take a look at the top 10 restricted free agents on the market.