Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/4/12

Jay-Z may not have a huge stake in the Brooklyn Nets, but it's his name that's often been mentioned as the franchise looks to rebrand itself for future success in a new home. The part-owner was on hand Saturday night as the Nets played their home opener at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Jay-Z and his wife, Beyonce, were among the 17,732 who came out to celebrate the team's arrival. The Nets beat the Raptors 107-100 as the borough and its fans continued to recover from Hurricane Sandy and took a night off from worrying about the storm's damage. Check out the couple's courtside look -- and a little hello to the commish -- in the photos below. Click here for a photo gallery of Beyonce>>

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