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Sunday Basketball Notes

GM Ryan McDonough eager to rebuild the Suns

Battle for the Apple

The Nets stepped on the Knicks’ toes with the team’s recent move to Brooklyn, and the battle for New York has heated up the past few weeks thanks to a war of words between Nets forward Paul Pierce and Knicks guard J.R. Smith. Here’s a look at the franchises’ history against each other: - COMPILED BY MIKE CARRAGGI