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It has been a full decade since Marcus Camby took the court for a regular season game in a New York Knicks uniform, but the veteran center has already begun stirring the pot with the Knicks’ cross-state rivals. The Knicks have always been called New York’s team when it comes to basketball, but the Nets have always been based in New Jersey. Now that they have moved their franchise to Brooklyn, will things change? Camby doesn’t expect them to, as was evident when he was asked about Hurricane Sandy resulting in the postponing of the Nets-Knicks opener and the unveiling of Brooklyn’s new $1 billion arena. “Well, it was going to be a home game for us tonight too,” Camby said according to ESPNNewYork.com. And so it begins — or should I say continues. Whether or not the Nets move to Brooklyn results in a more loyal fan base remains to be seen, but it will take a lot for them to match the Knicks in terms of a following. When Dwight Howard supposedly wanted to be traded to the Nets, Patrick ...
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The New York Knicks lined up at center court at Madison Square Garden before Friday night's game against the Miami Heat, which was the first NBA game held in New York City since the Hurricane Sandy tragedy. Carmelo Anthony addressed the crowd to thank the fans that came to the game to show their support for the Knicks and acknowledged the lives and families impacted by the tragedy...
Carmelo Anthony heard the news about the New York City Marathon being canceled, then came out to warm up and saw plenty of empty seats at Madison Square Garden.
At that moment, it would've been easy to agree with Dwyane Wade and others, that this wasn't the time to be playing games.
By tip-off, Anthony and the Knicks knew otherwise.
Fans had filled the place, when even...
I don't know to what extent the hurricane has hurt the Knicks City Family, I hope you're all safe and haven't been too inconvienced by the disaster.
Tonight, The Knicks open the season against the Miami Heat, with the Starting Lineups being:
Felton, Kidd, Brewer, Melo and Chandler
Bosh, Wade, James, Chalmers and Battier
Nothing that happened at Madison Square Garden last night will compare to the emotion at Shea Stadium on September 21st, 2001. For all his on-the-court heroics, Carmelo (or is it Melo now?) Anthony wasn’t Mike Piazza. Eric Spoelstra wasn’t Bobby Cox; Mike Woodson wasn’t Bobby Valentine and Lebron James wasn’t Chipper Jones. Or, maybe he kind of was. In any event, it would...
The game between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets that was postponed by SuperStorm Sandy will be played on Monday, Nov. 26.
The teams were scheduled to play the first regular-season game at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday night, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked the NBA to postpone it with much of the city's mass-transit system still not operating.
The New York Knicks (1-0) beat the Miami Heat (1-1) 104-84, last night at Madison Square Garden from New York, NY.
Carmelo Anthony and rest of the Knicks team told the fans yesterday that hurricane Sandy was a horribe storm that ruined NYC and he also told the fans that we will pull through together as New Yorker's.
Later on, the Knicks dominanted the game against the Heat...
We've waited, said TWT ( a Steady-isum for Time will Tell ).... for this very moment for a very long time. Tonight is the last night the Knicks will be known as good. Tonight will be the start of something no MSM would believe or even dare to believe. The Knicks will be known as the team to beat on their way to the Championship.Tonight will be the last time even Barkley question...
Barclays Center sits right above a major mass-transit hub, an ideal destination for fans throughout New York.
Not right now, though.
With those subways knocked out by Hurricane Sandy and no way of knowing how fans would get there, the city's mayor decided this isn't the time for a game.
So Michael Bloomberg asked the NBA to postpone Thursday's highly anticipated opener...