"In my seven years here, I've never seen a surge like this," [Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett] Yormark said. "Obviously, I've been very bullish on Brooklyn and have never wavered—new building, having a team that Brooklynites can root for. And that's all great. But at the end of the day, you need to have a product."Which is why Borough President Marty Markowitz is turning over Borough Hall today to a press conference and rally. Brooklyn finally has "a product," a "sports entertainment corporation" to call its own.
Friday, July 13, 2012
From the Wall Street Journal, Finally, the Nets Have Reason to Smile: Williams's Nets Lack Howard But Look Legit: