Marv Albert Promotes New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets Season-Opener

by July 27, 2012

By now you know that the Knicks and Nets will face each other for the first NBA game in Brooklyn’s history (November 1st at 7pm), and none other than Marv Albert has a breathless promotion of the tilt already cued up. You can listen to the audio of the legendary broadcaster on the Nets’ team website, or read the transcript via the NY Daily News: “Live from Brooklyn, New York, it’s opening night for the Brooklyn Nets at the spectacular new Barclays Center. This is Marv Albert, welcoming a world-wide audience on TNT and the sold-out crowd here is electric, ready to see All-Star point guard Deron Williams lead the Brooklyn Nets against the New York Knicks. ‘They’ll be talking about this night for years to come as one of the biggest events in New York sports’ illustrious history. The return of major professional sports to the borough is what Brooklynites have been dreaming about since the Dodgers broke their hearts and moved to L.A. in 1957. It was for moments like this that the Nets were determined to re-sign Deron Williams. But Brooklyn is back in the big leagues, and a ‘Who’s Who?’ of Brooklyn sits courtside, including JAY Z and Barbra Streisand, among others. We’re about to tip off this historic event: the Nets vs. the Knicks; Brooklyn’s Backcourt of Deron Williams and Joe Johnson against Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire; a capacity crowd for opening night at Barclays Center. Hello Brooklyn!'”