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NETS Players Lopez and Humphries to Visit the Barclays Center

Players to Visit the Future Home of the NETS

April 1, 2011

BROOKLYN, N.Y.NETS players Brook Lopez and Kris Humphries will tour the Barclays Center of Brooklyn site on Monday, April 4 at 3:15 p.m. Credentialed media should enter the construction site at Dean Street and Flatbush Avenue.
 
In visiting the site of the team’s future home, Lopez and Humphries will receive a guided tour by NETS CEO Brett Yormark.
 
The NETS will relocate to the Barclays Center for the start of the 2012-13 NBA season. Currently, about 30 percent of the steel has been erected and framing of the roof has begun.
 
Earlier this week, NETS All Access season tickets at the Barclays Center went on sale for current season ticket holders.

Credentialed Media Invited

WHO: NETS players Brook Lopez and Kris Humphries, and NETS CEO Brett Yormark.

WHAT:
Lopez and Humphries to visit the Barclays Center site.
 
WHEN: Monday, April 4 at 3:15 p.m.
 
WHERE: Barclays Center, enter at Dean Street and Flatbush Avenue.
 

PLEASE NOTE:
Located atop one of the three largest transportation hubs in New York City, the Barclays Center is directly accessible by nine subway lines and the Long Island Rail Road.

  • Subways: 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains to Atlantic Avenue, B and Q trains to Atlantic Avenue, and D, N, and R trains to Atlantic Avenue-Pacific Street.

About the Barclays Center
Scheduled to open in the summer of 2012, the Barclays Center will offer approximately 18,000 seats for basketball and up to 19,000 seats for concerts, and will also have 104 luxury suites, including 15 Brownstone Suites (16 seats each), 68 Loft Suites (10 seats each), 11 Cabana Suites, six Studio Suites, and four Party Suites. Suites are on sale. The arena will also include six clubs and restaurants.

Designed by the award-winning architectural firms Ellerbe Becket, (www.ellerbebecket.com) and SHoP Architects (www.shoparc.com), the Barclays Center will be one of the most intimate seating configurations ever designed into a modern multi-purpose arena, with unparalleled sightlines and first-class amenities.

In addition to Barclays, the naming rights partner, the Barclays Center currently has 12 major partners, including: ADT, Cushman & Wakefield, Stolichnaya, EmblemHealth, MetroPCS, MGM Grand at Foxwoods, Willis, Jones Soda, Haier America, Phillips-Van Heusen, Anheuser-Busch, and High Point Solutions.

For more information on the Barclays Center log on to www.barclayscenter.com.

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