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Wednesday / April 1.
  • Knicks-Nets Not a Rivalry Quite Yet

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    NEW YORK — The Knicks and Nets can put up all the witty billboards and trade all the biting comments they want, but don’t call it a rivalry until both teams are playing in the postseason.

    The Nets haven’t reached the playoffs since 2007 and the Knicks haven’t appeared since 2004.

    Still, with their 111-100 victory Tuesday over the Nets at Madison Square Garden, the Knicks (10-9) are now above .500 at the latest stage since they were 16-15 under Lenny Wilkens in January 2005.

    Click here to read the full story at SNY.

    **For more notes, quotes and stats, read my NBA.com notebook on the game here.

    (Photo courtesy Daily News)

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.