NetLinks: Nets interested in Luol Deng?

Luol Deng, Joe Johnson

Thank you for your continued support of The Brooklyn Game. If you’ve enjoyed anything we’ve brought you here since 2009, stop by The Brooklyn Game Store and buy something fancy for you and yours. Here’s some Nets news & notes from around the ‘net:

2/3rds of Nets fans take public transit to Barclays Center, but local residents still skeptical

How did the first year of transit around Barclays Center go? Depends who you ask. (AP)

Critics of the Barclays Center construction counted “Carmageddon in Brooklyn” among their considerable list of project grievances. The fear was that a sizeable amount of the 15,000+ arena attendees would drive to the game, creating parking and traffic problems for an already busy area. But two-thirds of Nets fans used mass transit or walked to […]

New York mayoral candidates threaten Forest City Ratner over “outrageous” housing delays

Bruce Ratner (AP)

Five New York City Mayoral candidates spoke out at a forum this week in Park Slope against Forest City Ratner, for FCRC’s failure to build promised housing at the Atlantic Yards project site. John Liu, Bill Thompson Sal Albanese, Bill de Blasio, and George McDonald threatened to penalize FCRC for the delays:

Brooklyn Groundbreaking Live Blog

Lobster

So after all of the court dates, changed dates, boycotts, and assumptions the Brooklyn Nets will finally become official after today’s groundbreaking ceremony.  Join me @ 1:30 for a live-blog here.  You can either read along or add to the discussion in the comments.  See you at 1:30. 1:28 – Alright guys, I got the […]