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.
Speaking as a Pistons fan, Fuck you, Ben. You wanna leave the town that absolutely LOVES you for $2 million over four years? 500K a year is that big a deal to you? Congratulations on being a selfish bastard.