Markowitz to Spike Lee: Root for the Nets After the Knicks Start Losing

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz forgives Brooklyn-born film-maker Spike Lee for remaining a Knicks fan and suggests that he root for the Nets once the Knicks “falter.” The interview was conducted October 24, and was held until now because of Hurricane Sandy.

Marty M.: “The Dodgers were in your face – and the Nets are going to be the same way.”

Recently, I sat down to chat with Brooklyn Borough President and Brooklyn’s #1 fan Marty Markowitz. We discussed the role of sports in Brooklyn life, “loony” Dodger fans and his memory of the team. “The Dodgers were Brooklyn. When they won we smiled. When they lost we were sad. When I heard people go past […]