Spike Lee’s message for the Nets:

Spike Lee’s message for the Nets: “F—‘em”

Ever thought that Brooklyn’s Spike Lee, New York Knicks season ticket holder and arguably the team’s most recognizable fan, would switch allegiances to his home-borough Brooklyn Nets?

Uh, no.

Buried deep in an article rife with interesting discussion about race in media, among other things, are his true thoughts about Brooklyn’s franchise:

I notice your office is awfully close to the Barclays Center, where the Nets play.


Life-long Knicks fan, huh? Not switching your loyalties.

There’s no question. No way I will do that, ever. No amount of money. Nothin’. It’s not going to happen. I don’t even know why people would even entertain that. Orange and Blue, all the way.

Via The Daily Beast — Spike Lee on Blackface, ‘Oldboy,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ and The Brooklyn Nets

The first Nets-Knicks game is on Thursday, December 5th, at Barclays Center. Incidentally, we forgot to rank Spike Lee and Jay-Z in our Nets-Knicks power rankings. They’d probably land together somewhere around Mike Woodson.

Here’s what Marty Markowitz said to us about Spike Lee before last season: