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New York City police officers patrol outside the Barclays Center, Brooklyn's new area and home of the Nets, before a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Nets open Barclays Center in Brooklyn

The Nets opened their new arena, the Barclays Center, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Brooklyn on Sept. 21, 2012.

An outside view of the Barclays Center looking
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An outside view of the Barclays Center looking toward the subway station exit. (Sept. 21, 2012)

An inside view of the court after the
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An inside view of the court after the Barclays Center ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

A view of the court after the Barclays
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A view of the court after the Barclays Center ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov smiles as he
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Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov smiles as he looks on during the Barclays Center ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Forest City Ratner Companies chairman and CEO Bruce
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Forest City Ratner Companies chairman and CEO Bruce Ratner looks on during the Barclays Center ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Two United States Marine Corps helicopters fly by
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Two United States Marine Corps helicopters fly by the Barclays Center on the day of the ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The Barclays Center on the day of the
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The Barclays Center on the day of the ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

A view of the completed Barclays Center in
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A view of the completed Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 19, 2012)

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A view of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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A view of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 19, 2012)

A view from across the street from the
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A view from across the street from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 19, 2012)

A view of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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A view of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 19, 2012)

An outside view of the Barclays Center in
(Credit: Agaton Strom)

An outside view of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 19, 2012)

A plaza entry to Barclays Center, Brooklyn's new
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A plaza entry to Barclays Center, Brooklyn's new arena and home of the Brooklyn Nets NBA basketball team is shown before a ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the official unveiling of Barclays Center, the first building that is part of the Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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New York City police officers patrol outside the
(Credit: AP)

New York City police officers patrol outside the Barclays Center, Brooklyn's new area and home of the Nets, before a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, center, speaks with reporters
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Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, center, speaks with reporters after a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Barclays Center. (Sept. 21, 2012)

A plaza entry to Barclays Center, Brooklyn's new
(Credit: AP)

A plaza entry to Barclays Center, Brooklyn's new arena and home of the Nets, is shown before a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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