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Knicks 107, Nets 86: Scenes from the French revolution

Frank is good. Kristaps is good.

NBA: Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Frank Ntilikina. Kristaps Porzingis. The future is now.

The New York Knicks stomped the Brooklyn Nets, 107-88, on Friday night at MSG for their first win of the season. Brooklyn quickly went up by 10 following an 8-0 Knicks run to open the game, and the standard Knicks funeral procession started to march through the Garden.

And then the French stepped up.

The French Prince entered for starter Jarrett Jack (?) and did what ‘Bocker fans have been dreaming of for months—deflecting passes, shutting down penetration, throwing tasty dimes all over the court. Soon the Knicks would retake a lead that they burnished in the third period thanks to fellow Euro Kristaps. The Knicks went up by 20 and never looked back.

When the beating of your heart

Echoes the beating of the drums

There is a life about to start

When tomorrow comes!

Utterly casual 30-point performance from Kristaps, who looked ridiculously comfortable as the number 1 option, not to mention the best player on the court.

But the night belonged to Frank. He’s our favorite French son.

Recap to come.