[video] Jay Z announces the ‘Brooklyn Nets’, opens arena with 8 Shows

These shows are gonna be historic. Not to mention the planet of Brooklyn has its own basketball team. Unstoppable.

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MYFOXNY.COM – When hip-hop mogul Jay Z has something to say, fans listen.On Monday morning, the Brooklyn native announced that the NBA Nets would have a new name once they take the court at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in approximately one year.”We’ve decided that the final name would be the Brooklyn Nets,” said the rapper who grew up only minutes away at the Marcy Houses and later at 560 State Street.”I’m giddy right now.

“The Center which has seen its share of controversy from local residents who opposed its development will host a wide range of events from NBA games to college basketball to major concerts.”I’m going to open the building with a couple of concerts… maybe like eight,” said Jay Z.”This is something for everybody. This will have something in all price ranges. I think it’s going to be the most beautiful arena in the world,” added developer Bruce Rattner.

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