If you’re looking at Facebook Likes, the New York Knicks still run the city. DNAInfo did a massive study of over 5 million New York City Facebook users between 18-65, and found the Knicks have a stronghold on the borough in terms of pure social media engagement, with almost 11.5 percent of the city’s inhabitants […]
Manhattan Knicks Rivalry
The New York Knicks introduced Derek Fisher, who won five championships under Phil Jackson and played his last game with the Oklahoma City Thunder nine days ago, as the 26th head coach in the history of their franchise today. The parallels to Jason Kidd last year are stunning: nine days after announcing his retirement, the […]
On June 9, 2013, the Brooklyn Nets formally announced the hiring of coach Jason Kidd, the former New Jersey Nets legend who had retired from the NBA less than ten days earlier. The contract was reportedly for four years and $10.5 million, with three years and $7.5 million guaranteed. Fast-forward 361 days, and multiple outlets […]
It may be hard to picture in 2014, but there once was a time when Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire was one of the most lethal pick-and-roll finishers in the league. The 6’11” power forward made a name for himself with his patented one-handed jams. Amar’e’s dunks stuffed daily highlight reels and he was truly a […]
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Two years ago on media day, Deron Williams grabbed a microphone during former Nets coach Avery Johnson’s initial press conference to the media. “This is Deron Williams with the Deron Williams News,” Williams cracked as reporters giggled. “Can you tell me, who’s the best team in New York?” It was a dig […]
Although the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks are separated by 8.5 games in the standings, their showdown at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday may be their most important matchup yet this season. With the Nets jockeying for home-court advantage in the first round and the Knicks struggling to make it at all, they find […]
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