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The New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets finally got around to playing that game at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn that was canceled in the wake of hurricane Sandy. For halftime entertainment the Nets brought in Slick Rick to delight the masses. It apparently did not go so well for Mr. Rick—Slick Rick is actually trending on Twitter because it was apparently so bad.

Frank Isola is the Knicks beat writer for the New York Daily News and thus had a front row seat to the disaster. He questioned the Nets claim that Slick Rick was a hip hop legend and all hell broke loose.

There used to be a Storify embed here, but Storify doesn’t exist anymore.

Do not fuck with Slick Rick, folks. Unless you've got video of the ordeal, then by all means fuck away.

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