They've gotta go with Brooklyn - it would ensure a rabid following amongst Brooklynites, and to call them the New York Nets would doom them to forever being "that other New York team".
Plus, (and maybe this is just the former Brooklynite in me), I have to think that there would be more merchandising potential in the Brooklyn name. New York already has, what, seven other pro sports teams?
-MHM, winner of the 2000 Throwdown in Christmastown.
As recorded for posterity on our banner for the day, Minnesota's Kevin Love recorded 31 points, 31 rebounds and 5 assists in the Wolves' 112-103 victory over the New York Knicks at the Target Center. (Just think: