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Football season just kicked off, but Brett Yormark, CEO of Barclays Center and Brooklyn Nets, wishes his NBA team's basketball schedule was only hours from getting underway.
And who could blame him? The franchise is coming off its first playoff berth in five years as well as its inaugural season in the iconic New York City borough. And the Nets go into the 2013-2014 slate with three new players—Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Andrei Kirilenko—that give the team about as good a shot as any to knock off reigning repeat champions Miami Heat.