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The Evening After: Brooklyn Dominates Manhattan

The Evening After: Brooklyn Dominates Manhattan

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VIDEO: The “Brooklyn” Chant Rung Through Madison Square Garden In Nets Blowout Win Over Knicks

VIDEO: The “Brooklyn” Chant Rung Through Madison Square Garden In Nets Blowout Win Over Knicks

With the Brooklyn Nets putting the finishing touches on a 103-80 blowout over their cross-bridge rival New York Knicks, some Knicks fans took to booing or feeble “Fire Woodson!” chants. But the loudest chant of the night was Brooklyn’s famous “Brooook-lynnnn” chant, which was loudest at this point in the fourth quarter but occurred throughout. […]

Mike Woodson Is Not Happy With That Foul Call, Y’all (GIF)

Mike Woodson

In the first half of Monday afternoon’s Brooklyn Nets-New York Knicks cross-bridge battle, Joe Johnson drew a touch foul on Iman Shumpert going up for a shot. YES Network’s replay showed that Shumpert grazed Johnson’s hand, but it probably should’ve been a no-call. Instead, it sent the crowd into a fury and Knicks coach Mike […]

Nets vs. Knicks: Open Thread

The 16-22 Brooklyn Nets take on the 15-25 New York Knicks in front of a national audience on Martin Luther King Day. Starting Lineup: Shaun Livingston, Alan Anderson, Joe Johnson, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett. Injury report: Deron Williams is IN, and will come off the bench following a sprained left ankle, cortisone shots, and platelet-rich […]

Deron Williams will play, come off the bench for Nets vs. Knicks

As expected, point guard Deron Williams will suit up for the Brooklyn Nets in his first game back since undergoing platelet-rich plasma therapy treatment and cortisone shots on both ankles. Williams will come off the bench in his return against the New York Knicks, his first time off the bench since February 2, 2006. He […]

Brooklyn, Manhattan Face Off Once Again — PREVIEW

Jason Kidd, J.R. Smith

The NBA franchises that reside in Brooklyn and Manhattan fight for back pages & star treatment as much as they do on the basketball court, and today game is an added foray into that narrative structure: the Brooklyn Nets take on the cross-bridge rival New York Knicks today at 2:30 P.M. EST, in a game […]