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Nets vs. Knicks: Five Reasons Why D. Will and the Nets Aren't the Kings of NY
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Jason Kidd’s arrest did not help the New York Knicks’ cause, but it’s still too early to crown the Brooklyn Nets as the kings of New York, as Joe Johnson saw fit when he was introduced in Brooklyn on Friday.

It’s a proclamation that may come to haunt the Nets throughout the season, as Johnson has never been a man of much “heart” and “spunk”—something the Knicks are not lacking.

Labeling the Nets as the “Kings of New York” was wrong on multiple levels and it put an unnecessary target on Brooklyn’s back.

Fans have got to love the courageous nature of Johnson’s statements, but here are five reasons why they were premature and may come to bite Brooklyn square in the butt next season.

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