Add yet another casualty to the list of destruction, that Hurricane Sandy caused earlier this week. According to the “New York Post,” the NBA has postponed the season opener for the Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks at the Barclay Center, Thursday night. The paper reports that the Association postponed the contest, after consulting with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The Mayor told NBA executives, that he felt the city would be unable to handle that ig an event on Thursday and recommended postponing the contest. The game was to be the Nets first regular season contest in their new home.
The Association will return to the city on Friday night, as the Knicks have announced that their home opener against the Miami Heat will take place as planned. Brooklyn will get to open their new arena on Saturday as they host the Toronto Raptors.