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Let's go, Nets? Not so fast

Should Brooklynites celebrate the return of big-time sports? It's complicated

Updated: November 1, 2012, 7:38 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | ESPNNewYork.com

Let's begin with this: Brooklyn is big. Like, really big. It has 2.5 million people -- that's more people than the state of New Mexico, more people than Houston, as many people as Dallas and San Diego combined. If Brooklyn were its own city, it would be the fourth largest in the nation.

So when I hear Brooklyn caricatured as being "hipster" (whatever that means -- I've yet to hear a good definition) or "indie" or "trendy" or "artisanal" or "gentrified," or whatever the party line ...

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