“Tom Brady Is a Fuc**g Bi*h”: Knicks Fans Go Wild After Emphatic Win Over Celtics

Published 10/22/2021, 10:16 AM EDT
Oct 20, 2021; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose (4) shoots the ball against the Boston Celtics during the first quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports


New York Knicks started their 2021-22 NBA campaign with an emphatic victory over Boston Celtics at home. The Knicks won 138-134 against the Celtics in what was a double-overtime thriller. This game will certainly go down as one of the most entertaining opening fixtures of all time.

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Knicks’s star duo of Julius Randle and Evan Fournier stepped up and combined for 67 points at the Madison Square Garden. However, Celtics guard Jaylen Brown broke the franchise record for most points in a season opener with 46 points. But it wasn’t enough to get his team a win in the opening game.

Oct 20, 2021; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) during the first quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

It was a roller coaster ride for the Knicks fans as the NY-based side squandered their lead several times during the game. But in the end, it is the win that matters and Knicks fans went berserk after the final buzzer.

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New York Knicks fans went berserk after the opening game win against the Celtics

There was complete pandemonium outside the Madison Square Garden after the Knicks won the game against the Celtics. The fans of the orange and blue went mad and a NY City street show Sidetalk covered this in a short video. The footage has now gone viral on the Internet with fans shouting ‘The Knicks are back’.o

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One of the stars of the game, Evan Fournier, was among the thousands who watched the viral video of dozens of fans celebrating and shouting after an emphatic victory. Fournier even reacted to the video on Twitter by tweeting: “What did I get myself into? 😂🤣😂🤣”

It was Fournier’s NBA debut with the Knicks and what a way to start the campaign. Fournier scored 32 points, which include 3 three-pointers in the first over-time.

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It was New York Knicks’ first opening game win since 2018. But the team has massively improved since then. They signed seven players to their roster during the offseason, such as Evan Fournier, Kemba Walker, among others. If Julius Randle manages to replicate his last season’s exploits with the Knicks this season, it could be another exciting season for the fans.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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