It will not be the first time the Knicks make the short jaunt to Brooklyn, but that does not take away all of the luster from Tuesday’s rematch at Barclays Center.
The Nets swiped a 96-89 overtime win on Nov. 26 on their new home court, and the two weeks — and six wins in seven games — in between haven’t been enough for the Knicks to completely forget not pulling out that historic game against their outer-borough neighbors.
“We’re ready. We’ll be ready,” Carmelo Anthony said after scoring 34 points in Sunday night’s 112-106 win over Denver, his first game back after missing two with a cut finger. “I think our first game (against Brooklyn), I don’t think they did anything to beat us. We kind of beat ourselves.