Found January 21, 2013 on MyTeamRivals.com:
The season series between the Knicks and Nets concluded on MLK Monday. The Nets won this last one 88-85 at Madison Square Garden to split the four game series 2-2. Here’s my biased but honest take on the (yes, I’ll say it) new rivalry. - With the Nets down by one with 25 seconds left, the ball was in Joe Johnson’s hands. JJ makes a move to get in position, gets a shot off and drained it. On the ensuing possession for the Knicks down by one, the ball was in Carmelo’s hands. Melo drove to the baseline, had a look, but put up an air ball. - Everyone was quick to criticize Joe Johnson early in the season. But this was at least the third game that he buried the game winning shot. JJ scored 10 points in the fourth quarter (including two big threes). Carmelo missed all six shots in the final period. - Brook Lopez has become a complete center. He scored just 14 points today (after 20+ the last three games) but added 11 rebounds and four blocks. Brook plays good defense and finally is gettin...
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