Nets hang on to beat Knicks in wild finish as Julius Randle has to be held back from refs

If you still think the Knicks are the big-brother basketball franchise in New York City, cut yourself a slice of humble pie. Without three of their best players — Kevin Durant (hamstring), Spencer Dinwiddie (ACL) and Blake Griffin (conditioning) —the Nets made quick work of a Knicks team that is the best the franchise has been in years. Brooklyn’s 117-112 win over New York on Monday is a reminder the stars aligned on the other side of the Manhattan Bridge, and the Nets didn’t need all of those stars to shine bright in order to secure a rivalry win at home. Kyrie Irving was electric, and his na…

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