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  1. Draft Night in Brooklyn: The Year-Round NBA Is Born


    There is a gaggle of Hinkies inside the Barclays Center Starbucks. It looks like a Philadelphia suburb in here. It's about 5 p.m., and a group of red, white, and blue Sixers shirts crowd around a laptop, hashing out trade and draft scenario...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  2. Opening Night in Brooklyn, Year 2

    Noah Davis

    If there was a Year 1 winner when the Nets moved to Brooklyn, it was the Modell's on Flatbush Avenue that sits across the street from the Barclays Center. What was formerly a rundown sporting goods store with little on the shelves transformed itself ...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  3. The beginning of a strange new season for the Celtics and the Net...

    Amos Barshad

    The beginning of a strange new season for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, and their respective teams.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  4. Ranking the 21 Best Paul McCartney Deep Tracks

    Ben Lindbergh

    It didn't occur to me until hours after seeing the first of Paul McCartney's three-hour, 38-song sets at Brooklyn's Barclays Center this summer, but had Brooklyn been a stop on the 1976 Wings Over America tour - McCartney's first post-Beatles s...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  5. Sportstorialist: 2013 NBA Draft Style

    Wesley Morris

    Carping about the clothes at the NBA draft is a lot like complaining that onesies make your baby look fat. It's too soon! These guys have the rest of their careers to figure it all out. With the draft, what you're hoping for, at the very least, is th...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  6. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: The Great Flight North!

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. Joe Johnson Hey, guys, maybe you weren't in the last meeting, so I just want to catch you up. Apparently, the Barclays Center fills up on a cold Tuesday night when ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  7. Licensed to Ill? How the Brooklyn Nets Have Borrowed From Manhatt...

    Amos Barshad

    Before Jay-Z took the stage September 28, on the Barclays Center's opening night — before he christened the building, before he consummated his home borough's ascendance — we got a short video ticking off a selective list of Brooklyn's ac...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  8. A Bieb Swags in Brooklyn: Justin Bieber Live at the Barclays Cent...

    Amos Barshad

    "Do you have," the mother of two girls sitting next to me asks, while gesturing her hand vaguely forward, "kids there?" "Huh?," I ask, a beer in one hand, a white-Cheddar bratwurst in the other. "What ..." She pauses, then asks what she meant t...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  9. We Went There: Opening Night With the Nets at the Barclays Center...

    Ben Detrick

    On Saturday night, a national television audience watched the Brooklyn Nets defeat the Toronto Raptors in the transplanted franchise's new home. From your soiled barcalounger, you may have heard the "Brooooooooooklyn" chants and seen Brook Lopez draw...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  10. Relocation, Brooklyn-Style: The Islanders Find Their Brownstone

    Katie Baker

    It was inevitable, when the news began trickling out this morning that the New York Islanders would be announcing a relocation from Long Island to Brooklyn, that the hipster hockey jokes would come out of the handcrafted woodwork. (We all just lived ...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Kung Fu Giants

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Pablo Sandoval, the Kung Fu Panda, became the fourth player in MLB history to hit three home runs in a World Series game, and the Giants roughed up Jus...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  12. Boxing's return to Brooklyn and Brownsville's thirst for boxing

    Patrick Rosal

    If Barclays Center can host four title fights in a night, then why can't a nearby neighborhood get a boxing gym?

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  13. Jay-Z Closed Out His Barclays Run With Some Help From His Lady

    Amos Barshad

    On Saturday night, Jay-Z played the last of eight shows christening Brooklyn's brand-spanking-new Barclays Center, and Young Arena marked the climax with a move no less awesome for its inevitability: He brought out the mother of his child, superstar...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  14. On Jay-Z's opening-night concert at Brooklyn's Barclays Center

    Hua Hsu

    Jay-Z ushers in a new Brooklyn era at the Barclays Center.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  15. Brooklyn's Barclays Center Opens for Business (and Basketball)

    Ben Detrick

    After years of grappling with eminent domain laws, entrenched homeowners, and Frank Gehry's since-scrapped melty architectural imaginings, the Barclays Center was finally unveiled this morning. Accompanied by giant novelty scissors and a popgun burst...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  16. Malcolm Gladwell on Bruce Ratner and the Barclays Center

    Malcolm Gladwell

    David Stern would have you believe the Brooklyn-bound franchise embodies everything wrong with the league's finances. It's not true.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011