The Brooklyn Nets host the New York Knicks to open their first season in the Barclays Center on October 31st. It's already one of the most anticipated games of the season. So much so that the Nets got Marv Albert to record the introduction for the game.
Now. Check it out here.
From the New York Daily News' transcription:
"It was for moments like this that the Nets were determined to re-sign Deron Williams. But Brooklyn is back in the big leagues, and a "Who's Who?" of Brooklyn sits courtside, including JAY Z and Barbra Streisand, among others.
"We're about to tip off this historic event: the Nets vs. the Knicks; Brooklyn's Backcourt of Deron Williams and Joe Johnson against Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire; a capacity crowd for opening night at Barclays Center. Hello Brooklyn!"
The Nets have been making a living out of getting ahead of themselves, putting up billboards in 2010 during the free agency rush, and proclaiming greatness before actually, you know, winning games. But this time they're serious. They've got the stars. They've got the team. They've got the building. They've got the burough.