Be here from the jump when the Nets open their home schedule at Barclays Center against the Indiana Pacers tomorrow. Tip-off is at 7:30PM, but the fun starts early and continues through the evening. All fans will receive a 2016-17 magnetic schedule.
- Pregame activities on the Resorts World Casino NYC Plaza
- Music from DJ Dallas Green, performances from the Nets Beats drumline and the Brooklyn Breakers
- T-shirt giveaways and chances to shoot free throws on the Nets snapcourt
Doors at Barclays Center's GEICO Atrium will open at 6:00PM for early access to Paisano's and the bar by Section 3. Doors open arena-wide at 6:30PM. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 7:15PM for a special opening night ceremony, including a new open video and a player address to the fans.
- Face painters and balloon makers on the main concourse
Key Food, the Official Supermarket of the Brooklyn Nets, will be kicking off its Charity Stripe program during the pregame festivities. Based on the total number of free throws the Nets make at Barclays Center this season, Key Food will make a donation to a local non-profit organization that serves families in need.
While that's part of the lawsuit, more prominent are claims of racial discrimination and retaliation, with black employees claiming repeated abuse by white supervisors, preferential treatment toward Hispanic colleagues, and retaliation in response to complaints.
Two individual supervisors, for example, are charged with referring to black employees as “black motherfucker,” “dumb black bitch,” “black monkey,” “piece of shit” and “nigger.”
Two have referred to an employee blind in one eye as “cyclops,” and “the one-eyed guy,” and an employee with a nose disorder as “the nose guy.”
There's been no official response yet though arena spokesman Barry Baum told the Daily News they, but take “allegations of this kind very seriously” and have "a zero tolerance policy for…