Knicks owner talks, disses Nets’ Mikhail Prokhorov

Knicks owner talks, disses Nets’ Mikhail Prokhorov

from The Basketball Jones It took New York Knicks owner James Dolan about seven years to answer a question from a basketball reporter since shutting the beats out in 2007, but now it seems like he’s gotten the hang of it. Dolan sat down with Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post to talk about […]

NBA school principal David Stern tells annoying Nets-Knicks owners to cut the pranks

NBA school principal David Stern tells annoying Nets-Knicks owners to cut the pranks

If you are a fan of either the New York Knicks or the Brooklyn Nets, you should know one thing: the two teams don’t like each other. As has been the case ever since Mikhail Prokhorov purchased the New Jersey Nets back in 2010, the hatred between the crosstown rivals extends right up to the […]

Nets vs. Knicks rivalry continues… off the court? Dolan Backer in Nassau Bidding War Criticizes Ratner

Bruce Ratner

The Brooklyn Nets & Manhattan/New York Knicks have a budding on-court rivalry, after splitting their first season series playing home games in the same city 2-2, but the rivalry doesn’t just exist on the basketball court. Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner and Madison Square Garden/New York Knicks owner James Dolan both placed a bid to […]

The 9 Worst Things James Dolan Has Done

James Dolan

By MAX WEISBERG New York Knicks owner James Dolan is a … unique character in NBA ownership. Perhaps no owner (other than Los Angeles Clippers steambag Donald Sterling) is as simultaneously entrenched in his position and reviled by his fanbase at the same time. When I ask Knicks fans what they hate most about the […]

Nets vs. Knicks: The History of a 36-Year Rivalry

Stephon Marbury, New York Knicks, Jason Kidd, New Jersey Nets

In whatever superlative you’d like to assign it — the Battle for New York, Battle of the Boroughs, the Nets’ arrival on the New York stage, or just another game — the ex-New Jersey/now Brooklyn Nets take on the New York Knicks tonight, in Barclays Center in Brooklyn. This game has added meaning like few […]

Reasonably Biased Blogger Smackdown: Nets v. Knicks

New York Knicks Brooklyn Nets

New York is embarking on a unique season of basketball. Never have their been two professional teams, teams that actually play in this city (sorry, football), on this grand a stage and at this close a talent level, jockeying for city pole position. In honor of that recently renewed, borough-created rivalry between the Brooklyn Nets […]