Mayor Bloomberg and Brooklyn Nets investor (so we hear) Jay Z; Photo:

Mayor Bloomberg, don't just hold the jersey, wear it! You should go to the Atlantic Avenue mall and buy yourself some Enyce sweats, Pumas, and a Sean John hat and let it ride. Just ask Jay-Z for help; we're sure that he'd be happy to take you shopping. Maybe Beyonce could help you pick out some eye creams.

In actual Nets/Brooklyn news: Ben McGrath's Talk of the Town piece looks at how Bruce Ratner's Frank Gehry may be one of many hyped but never built sports arenas. Brooklynites are divided on the possibility of the Brooklyn Nets arena as are critics, plus there are the tricky matters of fighting residents' lawsuits as well as environmental reviews.