Originally written December 11, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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NEW YORK -- Mike Woodson has enjoyed some solid victories in his brief stint as the head coach of the New York Knicks, but none quite as emotional and as exciting as Tuesday night's win in the Battle of the Boroughs. The Knicks team came from 17 points down to defeat their cross-river rival, the Brooklyn Nets, 100-97 at the Barclays Center. "What can I say about Jason Kidd?" Woodson said, after the 39-year-old Kidd, a former All-Star with the Nets while they were in New Jersey, calmly canned a 3-pointer with 24.1 seconds left, giving his team the victory. "The ball just happened to roll out to him, and Kidd made the shot," Woodson said. "He's just a great player who makes great plays. Watching the game, if I were a spectator, I couldn't ask for a better game. It was incredible. We had to fight and battle back. We made the plays down the stretch." Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 45 points, leading New York (16-5) to its seventh w...
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