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.
I wouldn't get too distraught; I know Reggie going over to the Celts is painful in that he was Pacers 4-Life, but your team needs to go younger and rebuild, and Miller's going to either look really silly out there, or end up playing 10 minutes max and ...