Isles to Brooklyn 2015 Part III **Preseason Game v Devils 9-21-13
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06-23-2013, 02:33 PM
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Nassau County
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The reason why the era of playing in the suburbs is over is not because of population or money necessarily. Its the hip factor. its in thing to do to play in the city. More corporate sponsors too. Suburbs are boring and lame.
The young audience who MLB, NBA and NHL are trying to cater to, are moving to cities. And out of the suburban life. Thats why Brooklyn was a success for the Nets.
And because cities are centrally located they can generally cater to more people than playing in the suburbs.
NFL doesnt care, one game a week.
fwiw I was able to get two tickets on stub hub for Bulls-Nets game 7 (A saturday night) at about $90 all in each. The Nets standing in the world improved in Brooklyn, but I would wait a good 5 years before calling it a success. Demand for for an Isles game 7 at the coliseum would dwarf the demand the Nets had in Brooklyn.
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