Sorry, Brooklyn. Despite all the platitudes flowing from the media related to the borough’s spirit following the move last summer from N.J., you haven’t made much of a dent on the outcomes.
Carlos Boozer had 29 points and 18 rebounds, Nate Robinson made the go-ahead basket with 22 seconds left, and the Chicago Bulls overcame a 16-point deficit to beat the Brooklyn Nets 92-90 on Thursday night.
No last-second shot. No fourth-quarter rally. No record for LeBron James and the Miami Heat, either.
According to the New York Post, the Hall of Famer was asked to leave the Time Hotel in Midtown on Sunday for blabbering about how much he likes and admires the dictator.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style — neon-bleached hair, tattoos, nose studs and all — on Tuesday to the isolated Communist country with possibly the world’s drabbest dress code: North Korea.
Being the latest does not make you the greatest. If you wipe the faerie dust of projection, then you’ll see that MJ was singular, monolithic, and without peer.
In a weekend filled with the NBA’s greatest players, Jordan was the topic no one could stop talking about.
“I think that’s ridiculous that he would come out and say something like that,” Chandler said at a Garden of Dreams Foundation event Monday night.
The Brooklyn Nets kept going deeper down their bench to find a winning combination. The Chicago Bulls simply had nowhere to go.
Boosted by renovations to Madison Square Garden, the Knicks’ value increased 41 percent to $1.1 billion. The Lakers were second at $1 billion.
Luol Deng scored a season-high 33 points in the Chicago Bulls’ third victory over New York this season, a 108-101 win Friday that sent the Knicks to their season-high third straight loss.
Bottled up by the Bulls and baffled by the officials, Carmelo Anthony expected to spend the final minutes of the Knicks’ loss alone in the locker room. Turns out the early exodus of Knicks was just beginning.
A new city, arena and roster have stepped up new expectations. It’s no longer acceptable for the Nets to merely beat up on the weak. This team is built to contend now.
Turnovers cost the Nets as the Bulls won 83-82.
Carmelo Anthony will return to the Knicks’ lineup tonight against the Denver Nuggets.