As part of the SB Nation community of NBA blogs, we are participating in a theme day, in which we were asked to answer the question: What was the best game you ever attended live as a fan? Please share your own story in the comments below.
There would be no let-up in support, no stoic resolve when the Nets slipped behind. It was all about volume, about shouting and standing and chanting that now famous, goosebump-inducing, rhythmic, pounding "Brook--lyn," until it hurt the vocal cords as much as it hurt the guys in orange and blue near us.
Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 35 points, but his last second shot in regulation scraped off the front rim. Deron Williams (16 points, 14 assists) was then able to launch a bomb from just inside the mid-court line, but it bounced away to force overtime.
Who owned New York? We did ... and for the very first time.
What was the best game you ever attended as a fan, NetsDaily?