Originally posted on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 12/11/12
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First, it was Carmelo Anthony's turn to give his former team everything he's got in an effort to lead his team to victory. The forward returned from a two-game absence as the Knicks took on the Nuggets at the Garden on Sunday.With 34 points, Anthony did not disappoint as New York blasted past Denver for a 112-106 win.Anthony may have been up first, but now it's Jason Kidd's turn to scorch his former team. The floor general will face the Nets in Brooklyn on Tuesday for the first time as a Knickerbocker.Such a rivalry has had its ups and downs over the years, but it's also undoubtedly at its most heated point with the Nets now in the Big Apple.With Kidd sidelined, the Knicks fell hard to the Nets last month, giving the opponent bragging rights ever since.The Nets have been one of the more surprising teams in the NBA this season, but refreshingly so, so have the Knicks.And the team largely has Kidd to thank for its recent success.Kidd hasn't been much of a stat man this season, though ...
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