Battle of the New York arenas

Updated: October 10, 2012, 10:47 AM ET
By Adena Andrews

Barclays Center, New York's newest entertainment destination and home of the Brooklyn Nets, opened Sept. 21 and started the Battle of New York Arenas. First blood was drawn by Brooklyn native son Jay-Z, who christened Barclays Center with eight sold-out concerts. Across the Brooklyn Bridge is Madison Square Garden, home of the New York Knicks, which has dealt with competition in the past from arenas in New Jersey and Long Island. Like clockwork, the World's Most Famous Arena always comes ...

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