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.
The Nets are inching closer to opening night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. And if you’re not familiar with the team’s starting lineup, you’ll soon just have to look around for one of many billboards plastering the borough.
The 10-time Grammy award winning artists was raised in Flatbush and graduated Erasmus Hall High School.
The developer and owner of Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center believes his state-of-the-art facility can hold hockey for more than just a passing game or two.
The re-branded Nets unveiled their new color scheme Monday morning, a stunning departure from the franchise’s longtime red, white and blue.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman isn’t so sure Brooklyn would be a great destination for the Islanders. Well, tell that to Yormark.
Yormark announced that next Monday (4/30), the team’s transformation will begin. That’s when they’ll reveal their new logo and merchandise will go on sale.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Nets CEO Brett Yormark by an ex-girlfriend who claimed he promised to stay in the relationship if she had an abortion.
Jay-Z and the Nets are in a Brooklyn state of mind. But not everyone was impressed with the team’s media blitz tip off.
A little Shakespeare with your basketball? The developers of Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, scheduled to open for the Nets’ 2012-13 season, said Thursday they have formed a partnership with the nearby Brooklyn Academy of Music to help fill the arena when the team is not playing.
Even though the Nets’ star point guard could opt out of his deal before New Jersey makes their much-anticipated move, the franchise boldly unveiled a giant 80-by-60-foot billboard in Times Square this week, touting “Deron Williams & The Nets Bound For Brooklyn.”
The Nets have started selling their premium season tickets for their inaugural NBA season at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in 2012-13.
The Nets, who spent years playing in the shadow of the Big Apple and the Knicks, are on a mission to become the face of the league outside the United States, the team cheered for by millions of fans all over Europe, Asia and Africa.