After much anticipation the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets matched up for the first time on Monday night at Barclays Center. The game, originally scheduled to tipoff on October 25, was delayed due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy. With the tri-state area buzzing over the new budding rivalry, Jay-Z and Beyoncé took in the close game courtside. New York City’s new team, pulled out a 96-89 victory over the Knicks in overtime. Jay-Z then proceeded to Twitter with a message for diehard fans in NY.

Check out photos, read Jay-Z’s tweet, and watch Hov’s dribbling skills pre-game below….

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Previously: Beyoncé & Jay-Z Attend Brooklyn Nets Season Home Opener