The Nets relocated to the New York Knicks' backyard, and were looking to start the season by showing off their new home to the neighbors.
Superstorm Sandy put those plans on hold.
After waiting for over three weeks, the Nets finally get to host the Knicks on Monday night in what is now an early season matchup between the two top teams in the Atlantic Division.
The Nets' long-awaited move from New Jersey to Brooklyn came to fruition this season. However, a storm that ravaged the East Coast postponed the scheduled Nov. 1 regular-season opener against the Knicks (9-3) at Barclays Center.
Instead of debuting their new digs, the Nets will try to show division-leading New York it has reason to worry.
It's still very early, but Brooklyn is one game behind the Knicks, thanks in part to a 6-1 home record - the franchise's best start as host since winning 18 of the first 19 of 2002-03.
The Nets' home winning streak reached five games Sunday after beating Portland 98-85. They haven't put...