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New Brooklyn Nets Barclay’s Center Revealed

In sports, TV on 09/13/2012 at 12:57

Earlier this week Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark unveiled the new basketball court at the Barclay’s Center.

“It’s surreal to think that the court’s down, that the building’s almost completed,” Yormark said. “It’s been a long journey, but I think you can fairly say it’s well worth the wait. I think Brooklynites, all our key stakeholders, owners, management, all of our employees are really going to be pleased when they see the court and the finished product here. It’s spectacular.”

The court will debut November 1st when the Nets host cross town rivals the New York Knicks for the season opener.

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NBA Playoff preview: Eastern Conference

In boston, sports, TV on 04/21/2012 at 16:09

In a week’s time the NBA playoffs will be starting, pretty much the same time they start every year as this season’s condensed/lock-out schedule proved to be a 66-game mad dash to this spot on the calendar. Later in the week I’ll post a preview of the Western Conference playoffs, which are bound to be entertainment of the highest caliber, but currently there are too many possible changes, including the Spurs and Thunder battling for top seed and the Suns and Jazz battling for the 8th spot.

The East, on the other hand, is mostly set, with the Knicks and 76ers possibly flipping.

EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF MATCHUPS
Jrue Holiday vs D Rose
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