One of the NBA's biggest story-lines this upcoming season will be whether the Manhattan based New York Knicks or their new neighbors, the Brooklyn Nets, are the best NBA team in "The City That Never Sleeps."
This comparison is an embarrassment of riches. Both teams have multiple max-contract all-stars. The Nets boast arguably the most formidable backcourt in the league, while the Knicks have a high pedigree frontcourt and a veteran bench.
The following is an analysis of how the Nets and Knicks match-up at each position. Team chemistry, coaching, and bench comparisons are also made.
Let the battle of the boroughs begin.