Wait, tonight? During the preseason? That’s the way the team’s new coach wanted it, according to Nets and Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark.
Yormark joined Boomer & Craig this morning to talk about the decision to retire Kidd’s number before a preseason game, what player needed to remain in order for Kevin Garnett to accept a trade and the organization’s overall outlook on the 2013-14 season…
CBS RADIO, the Brooklyn Nets, and Barclays Center have formed a strategic alliance that combines the strengths of the powerful media and entertainment brands, resulting in increased coverage on WFAN 66AM and 101.9 FM.
A news conference morphed into a pep rally Friday, as sports luminaries including Jason Kidd and John Calipari joined elected officials and business leaders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
“Having a seventh game here in Brooklyn on our court is something that, obviously, we were hoping for. Our players delivered. And I think the fans are going to deliver in a big time way tomorrow night,” Yormark told WCBS 880’s Steve Scott.
Yormark dialed up Boomer and Craig to talk about the franchise’s first year in Brooklyn, and what he expects tomorrow night and beyond…
Brett Yormark says the doors at Barclays Center will open early for ticket-holders Saturday as security around the city remains tight in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Brooklyn will get a look at its future NHL franchise in September, when the Islanders play the Devils in a preseason tilt at Barclays Center.
Yormark talked about his team, who ‘are in the best spot they’ve been in six years.’
Avery Johnson was fired on Thursday as coach of the Brooklyn Nets, who have fallen to .500 in their season of new surroundings and elevated expectations.
“It seems like guys are content with the situation that we are in, and I’m f—— pissed off about us losing, especially losing the way we are losing,” the 11th-year player said following Wednesday night’s loss.
Twenty-four hours after defending his position, Nets and Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark acknowledged Mayor Michael Bloomberg made “the right decision.”
Goodbye, Nassau. Hello, Brooklyn. The Islanders will become the borough’s second professional sports franchise when they move to Barclays Center in 2015.
Brooklynites have been waiting for this moment for years, for decades. The Barclays Center will be the first new major sports and entertainment indoor arena in New York since 1968.
The NBA certainly knows how to schedule drama.