The World’s Most Famous Arena officially reopens Friday night for a New York Knicks pre-season game.
Some fans will have a unique view — high above the Knicks’ home court — when the fully renovated arena opens for business next week.
This news did not sit well with Craig and he made his displeasure audible for the world to hear.
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.
The league last split sites for its midseason showcase in 2010, when the Saturday events were in the Dallas Mavericks’ arena and the game was held at the Cowboys’ stadium.
Some lawmakers on Tuesday took issue with the city’s plan to give Madison Square Garden a $17 million property tax break every year for the past 31 years.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano called Forest City Ratner’s proposal the “best opportunity for Nassau County” at a Thursday press conference.
The Madison Square Garden Co. is competing against Forest City Ratner Companies, which recently opened Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
The basketball battle for New York will run deep into the season this time around. The NBA schedule was announced on Tuesday night, and the Nets and Knicks play twice in April, including the second-to-last day of the regular season.
The Garden had requested to operate at the site in perpetuity. The city planning commission recommended a 15-year extension.
“I think we took a step forward,” Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald told Mike Francesa on Tuesday. “Obviously we didn’t get to the ultimate goal, which we’re trying to reach, but it’s not over. I like the team. I’m not discouraged.”
The Blueshirts aren’t about to go down against the Bruins without a fight as their series heads to Madison Square Garden.
Andrew Wiggins, the consensus No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2013 is expected to make his college decision in the early portion of this week.
The incident occurred just days after another gay couple was beaten near Madison Square Garden following a New York Knicks playoff game on May 5.
The unnecessarily arduous Celtics series and Sunday’s flatline in front of their fans shows that the Knicks will lose eventually. And that’s because they are led by a loser.