Goes to show you how fluid the situation is in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, NBA officials announced this afternoon that they are postponing tomorrow's historical showdown between New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets. The decision came only a day after the association resiliently declared the game to go on in spite of power outage and mass transit disruption. Not only was it the season opener for both teams, it was the first official game for the newly minted Brooklyn Nets within its brand new home stadium, the Barclays Center. Additionally, the game supposed to mark the start of a new crosstown rivalry between the two sport entities.
Citing recommendations from New York City Mayor's Office as well as the fact that transportation leading to and from the Barclays Center are suspended due to storm damages, NBA is making Saturday's game against the Toronto Raptors as the Nets' season opener instead.
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