Found October 31, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The devastation from Hurricane Sandy that wreaked havoc in the New York City area has forced postponement of the Knicks-Brooklyn Nets regular-season opener Thursday in the new $1 billion Barclays Center. The NBA has not yet determined a makeup date for the game. "Mayor Bloomberg informed us this afternoon that after further analysis of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy that he felt it was in the best interests of the city of New York, the teams and our fans that we postpone the Knicks-Nets game scheduled for Thursday night," NBA deputy commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement. "Our thoughts are with all those affected by this devastating storm." The NBA had said Tuesday that the game would be played Thursday. But New York mayor Michael Bloomberg recommended Wednesday that the game be postponed. "It's a great stadium, it would have been a great game, but the bottom line is there is not a lot of mass transit," Bloomberg said. "Our ...
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