More than 300 prospective Nets Dancers, including a Daily News reporter, gathered at the LIU campus a couple of subway stops from Barclays Center Saturday in hopes of getting one of 20 jobs on the new Brooklyn Nets Dance Team. For the Nets, the audition is already a success. it was shown on New York television, the internet and in the city's tabloids.
Callbacks will take place on Sunday. The Nets plan to field a team of 20 dancers. Other than the team's two captains, last year's Nets Dancers must audition to retain their spots on the team. In addition to performing at Nets games, the Dancers appear at NBA events around the world, most recently in China.
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- Brooklyn Nets hold auditions for new dance team - Glenn Wilburn - FOX 5