the world’s most famous arena

while i was in new york, my co-workers took me to see a knicks game, at the world’s most famous arena, madison square garden.

Madison Square Garden

unfortunately, the knicks opponent that night was the preinially woeful charlotte bobcats, but after 2 years without any live nba basketball, it was great to go to a game in person.

i will say this, knicks fans really know their basketball (as a contrast to rockets fans or lakers/clippers fans). in fact, i’d say that the warrior fans and knicks fans were the most basketball knowledgable crowds i’ve ever been priviliaged enough to watch a game with.

the second most notable thing was their love for danilo gallenari – everyone was shouting “shoot it gallo!” everytime the italian forward had it behind the arc. it was an arena wide man-crush. he obliged with two key 3 pointers down the stretch as the knicks prevailed over the bobcats.

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4 Responses to the world’s most famous arena

  1. Dingle says:

    Come on T, what was the food like there?

  2. terence says:

    If this were a food blog, maybe I’d say something.

  3. Dingle says:

    World’s most famous arena? surely it’s not as famous as Wembley?

    Anyway, come on T, you must have had one of those “hot dogs” or “hamburgers” I keep hearing Americans talking about?

  4. terence says:

    That’s what they say in the marketing. Madison Square Garden – the World’s Most Famous Arena. I believe they’re defining arena as an enclosed, covered space though.

    Otherwise, it’s probably R?ngrado May First Stadium, no?

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