The Nets attracted an average of 1,000 more fans at Prudential Center last season than they did at IZOD Center during their 12-70 debacle. And barring a season long lockout, they'll likely attract more this coming season with Deron Williams at the helm and healthy from Day 1.
But is that enough to attract another NBA team to Newark?
Cory Booker hopes so. He took advantage of a New York Liberty pep rally at The Rock Thursday to reiterate his belief that his city can support an NBA franchise, even with the Knicks and Nets playing