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Nets hold ceremony for flagpole

Updated: December 11, 2012, 8:30 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- During his playing days for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson used to look up at the flagpole at Ebbets Field.

Now, that same flagpole stands at the intersection of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues, serving as a symbol of the borough's storied sports past.

On Tuesday afternoon, the Brooklyn Nets held a ceremony to commemorate the new home of the Ebbets Field flagpole, just steps from Barclays Center. During the ceremony, an American flag and a Nets flag were raised ...

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