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ESPN's Ultimate Standings not kind to Nets, Islanders, but Knicks, Rangers even worse

Well, neither the Brooklyn Nets nor New York Islanders are doing well in ESPN's Ultimate Standings, which ranks sports franchises on multiple issues, but they're at least better than their counterparts at Madison Square Garden.

Brooklyn Nets
Overall: 110
Title track: 114
Ownership: 107
Coaching: 89
Players: 117
Fan relations: 102
Affordability: 70
Stadium experience: 81
Bang for the buck: 110
Change from last year: +1
ESPN says the "Nets are preaching progress this season -- not wins," and credits the team for lowering ticket prices. "Fans aren't too hard on the team's stadium experience, at 81st overall," says ESPN, which is faint praise among 122 teams, given the new arena, and the bang for the buck is low, because the team is has lousy players.

NetsDaily finds brighter news, citing Ben Detrick, writing for The Ringer, who likens the Nets to Brooklyn’s “expansion team" and the young players as a "penny stock" who might do well:
The 2016–17 Brooklyn Nets are the expansion team they never took the time to be four years ago. Your New Brooklyn Nets are bad, likable, and hopeful. Expectations, bloated salaries, and empty promises from Russian oligarchs are gone.
New York Knicks
Overall: 114
Title track: 101
Ownership: 105
Coaching: 100
Players: 111
Fan relations: 105
Affordability: 118
Stadium experience: 83
Bang for the buck: 117
Change from last year: +7
ESPN notes that the Knicks still sell out, even when they're bad, thus lousy bang for the buck, but have improved coaching and slightly in players.
New York IslandersOverall: 84
Title track: 61
Ownership: 110
Coaching: 108
Players: 63
Fan relations: 62
Affordability: 99
Stadium experience: 118
Bang for the buck: 19
Change from last year: -11
The New York Islanders have a solid team, and prices were "almost $13 below the league average," ESPN notes, hence a "13-point jump in Bang for the Buck," but attendance was 28th in the league and there were obstructed views (though, it should be noted, the arena has tried to improve fan experience this year in other ways).

New York Rangers
Overall: 92
Title track: 44
Ownership: 76
Coaching: 68
Players: 77
Fan relations: 61
Affordability: 120
Stadium experience: 79
Bang for the buck: 104
Change from last year: -17
The Rangers have been a solid team, but prices keep going up, hence lousy bang for buck, and the "roster has also stagnated," says ESPN.

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