The “process,” as coach Jason Kidd likes to call it, has brought the Nets to this crucial juncture. A strong performance this week would send a message that Brooklyn belongs with more elite company.
“We won it last year and I expect us to win it this year,” Woodson, thought by many to be sitting on the hot seat, said. “…Do I see some light at the end of the tunnel? I do.”
I actually walked out of MSG on Wednesday night annoyed that New York beat Chicago. Please don’t dismiss this. There’s logic behind it. I swear. Read on!
New York has attempted to deal Iman Shumpert, Raymond Felton and Amar’e Stoudemire in a deal for the four-time NBA All-Star, but Danny Ainge doesn’t appear to be interested, according to a report.
Finally back on top of their division, all the New York Knicks keep hearing is that they are going to fall back. Second in the Eastern Conference last season, now they’re supposedly second-best in their own city.
Steve Mills is returning to the New York Knicks as president and general manager, replacing Glen Grunwald in a front-office shakeup just days before the start of training camp.
In “Larceny Games: Sports Gambling, Game Fixing and the FBI,” a new book written by Brian Tuohy, there are allegations that Knicks players fixed games during the 1981-1982 season.
“I believe our team can go as far as going to the Finals,’’ Udrih said. “We have to think like that from the first practice. We can be very good. It all depends how seriously we’re going to take it. We all believe we can go really far.”
“It’s an unbelievable move for (Nets coach Jason Kidd) to have a team like that to start off his first year,’’ Smith said. “They have a great chance to compete for a title. But we’re still the marquee team in New York.”
The Knicks will continue to rule New York City as they always have in terms of public support and media coverage. As a long-suffering Nets fan, I’ve come to grips with that reality.
Now that the NHL knows for sure it will take a break for next year’s Sochi Games, the league has released its long-awaited schedule that features realignment and a slew of new division names and rivals.
According to Yahoo! Sports, the Nets have agreed a mega-deal that brings Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to Brooklyn.
Nets general manager Billy King called the Celtics about the possibility of working out a deal for the future Hall of Famer, but he hasn’t heard back from Boston, multiple sources told the New York Daily News.
The six-time All-Star is worried that general manager Glen Grunwald won’t add an additional piece in the offseason, a source told the New York Post.
The Celtics have denied the Nets the opportunity to speak with coveted head coach Doc Rivers.