From the desk of: THE HOOPS OF FLATBUSH
Over the last year, Nets' guard, Deron Williams, has been featured most prominently around downtown Brooklyn in the team's signage campaign. It now seems as if the Nets are entering a new phase in their billboard blitz.
In now, the second summer of construction on Barclays Center; which officially puts Barclays' opening at one year away as the arena is scheduled to hold events in the Summer of 2012; - the team's minority share owner, Jay-Z, is taking on a more visible role in his team's transition to Brooklyn; ....a much more visible role.
POST SCRIPT ~ NetsDaily.com via Twitter, told me the reson why Deron Williams was pulled from the billboard campaign was due to the Lock-Out. And added...,
"....Jay-Z was ideal and necessary."
Above Dean Street and Flatbush Avenue, and across the street from the construction site of the Nets' future home, Jigga Man himself now sounds the call...,
WELCOME TO BROOKLYN
July 14, 2011
Views from Flatbush Avenue.
Looking towards 6th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue from Dean Street.
View from 6th Avenue.