Don’t get us wrong, we have high hopes for the New York Knicks, but like the Mets, they always seem to disappoint. So while we await the eventual first-round playoff loss, let’s revel in this nifty pre-game intro that comes to us from film/digital production studio The Famous Group. According to those in the know, the Knickerbockers are the first professional U.S. sports team to showcase 3D projection mapping technology at a game.

TFG utilized tools including a Canon 5d Mark II Projector and HDMI Breakout Monitor (followed by post work in After Effects and Maya among other software) to fully realize this effort, which marks the second cool digital project that Carmelo Anthony‘s been involved with in the last few months. Now, can we at least get 40 wins in this shortened season? Credits after the jump.

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