Around the Nets Wednesday: Brooklyn Dodgers to be honored 11/1

One of the many awesome things that will happen on Opening Night will be an appearance by living members of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Ralph Branca, who pitched for the Dodgers for 11 seasons, will be the guest of honor. Of course, this is an incredibly symbolic gesture for the Nets. Of Nets owner Jay-Z, Branca […]

Brooklyn Vibes: Brooklyn’s Original “Home” Team

Anyone who has friends and family who grew up in Brooklyn during the late 1940s and 1950s knows that a trip down memory lane isn’t complete until the conversation inevitably turns to the Brooklyn Dodgers. The narrative is fairly straightforward and almost depressingly predictable – diehard fan of arguably baseball’s second-best team for about a […]