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Brooklyn Nets-New York Knicks Power Rankings: The Kings And Sewer Dwellers Of New York Basketball

Joe Johnson

The Nets-Knicks Power Rankings are back! Devin Kharpertian & Daniel Savitzky rank players, coaches, personnel, and TV crews to answer the crucial question: who’s the King of New York, and who’s in the sewer?

The Knicks are more popular than the Nets in every zip code in New York City

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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 […]

Some advice for Derek Fisher, after a year of Jason Kidd

AP

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 […]

So Jason Kidd kind of looks like a bargain

AP

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 […]

Knicks win Borough battle, Nets eye playoffs

Knicks win Borough battle, Nets eye playoffs

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Jason Kidd’s scheming the key to Nets-Knicks

Jason Kidd

Of the 12 new head coaches hired last summer, the Nets picked the most inept choice. He’s the worst coach in the NBA. He doesn’t do anything. His clock is running out. Fast forward a few months, and Kidd has led the hottest team in the Eastern Conference since January 1st and won two Coach […]

Nets don’t deny Knicks game has added juice

Deron Williams, of the Deron Williams News. (AP)

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 […]

Nets vs. Knicks: Who’s Got The Edge In The Borough Battle?

Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce

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 […]