NEW YORK -- These days, the rivalry between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets can be defined by rebuilding projects and getting their respective rosters on the road to playoff contention.
Heading into the season, neither club is projected as a playoff team. Instead, they're hoping to continue rebuilding projects with an eye toward future success.
With getting wins among the focus of the rebuilding projects, the intracity rivals get together for the first time this season Friday when the Knicks visit the Nets.
The Knicks last made the playoffs in 2013, when they won 54 games. They have not won more than 37 since and are projected to be around the 29-win team they were last season.
However, these Knicks are playing without Kristaps Porzingis. He is still recovering from a torn ACL injury and will be watching the action while wearing a nice suit on the bench. >> Read More