It was all done quietly without a press release or their faces splashed on the big screen. Two Nets fans who traveled to New York from Northern Ireland and Australia for Opening Night were rewarded for their valiant efforts Saturday night, meeting Mikhail Prokhorov and getting some Brooklyn Nets hospitality.
The chant came at the end of the game, with a win on the line. "Broooook-lyn. ... Broooook-lyn," thundering down and filling the sold-out arena. It was the Nets first dose of Brooklyn love and they liked it.