Your Tweets & Pix: Nets vs Knicks, Round 4 (1/21/13)


Warm-Ups Tweets harvested by Benjamin Nadeau; Pix pulled by Nicole Sweet Nets at Knicks today. Losing team should be made to swim to Staten Island — (@InsideHoops) January 21, 2013 I can’t believe this is the last time the Knicks play the Nets, poor scheduling by the NBA — John Galamar (@JGalamar) January 21, […]

Markowitz to Spike Lee: Root for the Nets After the Knicks Start Losing


Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz forgives Brooklyn-born film-maker Spike Lee for remaining a Knicks fan and suggests that he root for the Nets once the Knicks “falter.” The interview was conducted October 24, and was held until now because of Hurricane Sandy.

Why One Brooklynite Remains a Knicks Fan

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Anonymous Knicks fan at Barclays Center. BY @netw3rk Gore Vidal once said, “whenever a friend succeeds, a small part of me dies.” Apart from being an honest, small, and mean-spirited sentiment, I think that statement is sports fandom–tribalism, really–boiled down to its most basic human impulse. We want those who we consider ours to succeed […]