"I love the New York fans to death. That’s the biggest reason why I wanted to return to New York. The way they embraced me, the way they supported us this past season, was better than anything I’ve ever seen or experienced. I’ll go to my grave saying that. What New York did for me was unbelievable. I wanted to play in front of those fans for the rest of my career."
— Jeremy Lin sends his regrets
"Imagine a distracted, mostly disingenuous “it’s not you, it’s me” speech that drags on for nearly a decade at ear-splitting volume, interrupted only by canned crowd noise, the airy poompf of a T-shirt cannon and one 13-point loss after another, and it’s easy to understand why the prevailing mood at the last game in New Jersey was one of faintly nostalgic exhaustion."
— David Roth on why the Brooklyn Nets can scrub hard, but the Jersey won’t come off for Capital New York.