“Unfortunately, Shane hasn’t grown any since the start of the season.” Those are the words of Phil Jackson as told to Charley Rosen, regarding new Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin after the beginning of last season. Though Jackson said he’d “stepped up” earlier in the year, he then referenced Larkin’s lack of development by the […]
Manhattan Knicks Rivalry
New York Knicks owner James Dolan has already amassed a surprisingly long list of horrible things he’s done, but this may top them all. In emails provided to Deadspin, Knicks fan since 1952 and father of filmmaker Aaron Bierman told Dolan that he had created a mess out of the Knicks, who are 10-41 and […]
Before today, the only videos from the unfortunate incident showed the aftermath, the jarring sight of Nets neon-clad “super-fan” Jeffrey Gamblero dragged out by MSG Security without his prosthetic leg. But new videos posted by NJ.com today from fan Maya Ponzini, who sat near Gamblero at the game, show him dancing and yelling in the […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. — It looked like it’d be all Joe Johnson once again. With a 16-point Nets lead whittled down to just three points with under two minutes remaining, it looked like “Joe Cool” would try to lead the Nets to victory once again with his late-game shotmaking. But it wasn’t shotmaking this time: […]
With 19 seconds left and the Knicks trailing 96-93, Carmelo Anthony grabbed a rebound off a missed layup and sauntered upcourt, nearly parallel to coach Derek Fisher and referee Mark Lindsay. Fisher, perhaps seeing Anthony take too much time off the clock, gestured towards his sides with his hands, a symbol for calling a timeout. But Lindsay, despite clearly seeing Fisher’s gesture…
No one can deny that: you did in fact try. For that, we salute you.
Here’s three things to watch in the battle for New York’s destitute basketball soul.
New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been listed by the team as out for Tuesday night’s game against the Nets with “flu-like symptoms.”
It’s not hyperbole: we’re on track for the worst year in the modern era of New York professional sports. Yes, you can say what you’ve been thinking all along, and now there’s evidence to support it.
Brooklyn Nets star Joe Johnson has been the team’s rock in crunch time for three seasons. But did you know he nearly played for the cross-town rival?
How did the Nets dominate the Knicks Friday night? Here’s the 5 quick numbers that’ll tell you all you need to know.