Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Manhattan takes Brooklyn
It was another supercharged night at the Barclays Center for the much-anticipated rematch between New York's two teams. And both came to play in this entertaining up-and-down affair.
Manhattan (aka New York) may have exacted some revenge. Or better yet, Carmelo Anthony might have.
Anthony continued his torrid play through the league, earning the various M-V-P chants that came from the large amount of Knicks fans that made their way to that other borough for this road game. Anthony scored a season-high 45 points on 15-for-24 shooting, playing 44 minutes and doing every thing for the Knicks.
His presence and the demands he placed on teh defense forced Brooklyn to double team him when he touched the ball late in the game. That opened up the passing lanes and the crisp ball movement Anthony is sometimes accused of halting. On the final possession for the ...