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.

 

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz explains why we must refer to the rivals as the Manhattan Knicks, not the New York Knicks.

The interview was conducted October 24, and was held until now because of Hurricane Sandy.

 

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz has a message for Brooklynites who keep rooting for the Knicks.

The interview was conducted October 24, and was held until now because of Hurricane Sandy.

 

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 my apt building laughing, I knew we’d won." See below, and stay tuned for more.