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Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 45 points, Jason Kidd made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 24 seconds left, and the New York Knicks rallied from an early 17-point hole to beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-97 on Tuesday night.
Kidd finished with 18 points against his former team, who used to dominate the Knicks when he played in New Jersey. Now the series is tied at 1-1 since the Nets moved to Brooklyn, both games coming down to the tense final minutes.
Andray Blatche scored 23 points in place of Brook Lopez, who missed his sixth straight game with a sprained right foot. Deron Williams added 18 points and 10 assists, and Reggie Evans grabbed 18 rebounds, but the Nets lost their fifth straight.
Gerald Wallace scored 17 points, but both he and Williams missed potential tying 3-pointers on the last possession after Kidd broke a 97-all tie with his 3-pointer from the left side while being fouled by Jerry Stackhouse.
Kidd missed the free throw in an otherwise terrific effort for the 39-y...
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The Clash of the boroughs part two took place in Brooklyn Tuesday night. This time the results were in favor of the original New York team, the Knicks. And, in a bit of sweet irony, it was a former Net that dropped the mallet on Brooklyn. Game two lived up to the hype of the [...]
The URL you entered is not a .mp3 file.In hour one of the Open Mike program from 12-12-12, host Michael Cohen and special guest, Adam Clarkson of WPSC 88.7 fm, talk New York hoops, after the Knicks dramatic 100-97 victory over the Nets. The duo look at the NBA landscape a quarter into the season.
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Jason Kidd hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 3:45 remaining to lift the Knicks over the Nets 100-97. The 39-year-old, who did not play in the 1st matchup between these teams, had 18 points, 6 assists and 6 rebounds in the win.
Here's NY Knick Jason Kidd icing the Knicks with the three last night.
And here's LA Clipper Blake Griffin taking the alley oop from Jamal Crawford for the slam.
See? Now you didn't...
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When the New York Knicks made their second trek to Brooklyn to play the Nets on Tuesday night, the Eastern Conference's top team came into the Barclays Center with one goal on offense.
"As soon as the refs came in and they threw the ball up," Knicks center Tyson Chandler said, "we just decided to go to 'Melo."
New York executed its plan to perfection...
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New York Knicks vs. Brooklyn Nets:
The Knicks will look to get some revenge in round two of the Battle of the Boroughs as they travel to Brooklyn to take on the Nets. The first time around, the Nets won a hard fought overtime game 96-89. In the first meeting, it was the Knicks who were not at full strength; tonight it will be the Nets who will be...
Saying that Carmelo Anthony "does it all and he’s as strong as a bull," Kobe Bryant said the Knicks star is the NBA's toughest player to defend for him personally.
Carmelo Anthony is a greater personal defensive challenge for Kobe Bryant than LeBron James.
Throughout his 16-year career, Kobe Bryant has often drawn the assignment of defending an opposing team’s best player. He has had some epic battles with great players like Paul Pierce and LeBron James, but Kobe says one stands above the rest as the most difficult to cover. That man is Carmelo Anthony.
During an interview with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith on Wednesday, Kobe was asked...
At this point guarding Smush Parker might be a struggle for Bean, but here is what he had to say about Carmelo and King Hairline. To Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony is the toughest cover in the NBA. Tougher, even, than LeBron James. “For me, yeah,” ”He was the most difficult because of his size and [...]
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The New York Knicks beat the Denver Nuggets in Madison Square Garden Sunday night thanks to sinking 18 trey balls. But there was one brilliant out-of-bounds play that Knicks head coach Mike Woodson drew up late in the fourth quarter that was very Harlem Globetrotter-esque.
The ball was inbounded to Carmelo Anthony from J.R. Smith. Melo then immediately handed it off to Jason Kidd...
BY JIM HAGUE NEW YORK -- Jason Kidd slammed his former team with a clutch 3-pointer with 24.1 seconds left and Carmelo Anthony put on an offensive clinic, exploding for a season-high 45 points, leading the New York Knicks to a thrilling 100-97 victory over the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday night at the Barclays Center. The victory gave the Knicks (16-5) their seventh victory in their...