NBA Playoffs Only In Brooklyn This Weekend

BROOKLYN (April 24, 2014) – The only place to catch the NBA Playoffs in New York is in Brooklyn when the Brooklyn Nets host the Toronto Raptors for Game 3 on Friday and Game 4 on Sunday at a sold out Barclays Center.

Both games start at 7 p.m., and doors open at 5:30 p.m. The Nets are encouraging their fans to arrive early.

“Barclays Center is the place to be this weekend and we are expecting our fans to bring their passion and their Brooklyn Chant like never before,” said Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark. “This series is sparking a great amount of conversation on social media and throughout the borough. We are particularly excited to showcase top Brooklyn entertainment on a national stage. Our goal is to give our team an intimidating home court advantage and deliver a great playoff experience…. FOR BROOKLYN.”

Some of the special Playoff entertainment will include the return of the NETSational Seniors, the Nets’ beloved dance team consisting of men and women ages 63-79; Brooklyn actor Michael K. Williams, who will introduce the Nets’ starting line-up; talented entertainers from Brooklyn, who will perform the Star-Spangled Banner; the Brooklyn Nets Beats drumline; and the Brooklyn Jumbies, an Afro-Caribbean dance stilt group. The Brooklynettes and the Brooklyn Nets Kids dance teams also will be performing.

The Nets will be providing all fans in attendance with rally towels for Game 3 and with rally towels and Playoff branded shooting sleeves for Game 4.

Due to the demand for Brooklyn Nets Playoff tickets, fans are being warned about the potential dangers of purchasing Nets tickets on the secondary market. Fans with counterfeit tickets will not be granted access into Barclays Center.

The safest, most secure resale outlet is the Resale Marketplace. This is the only resale site where tickets are validated and verified by Ticketmaster ensuring access to Barclays Center for Brooklyn Nets games. Please note that resale ticket prices are set by the fan and can exceed face value.