The Times has come out with another of their sports-team-fandom-by-ZIP code maps, this one for the NBA. And, as with the MLB map, New York City is dominated by the team that doesn't rhyme with "ets." However, the Nets manage to make a stronger showing than the Mets did, as apparently the frustrations of the residents living in the general vicinity of the Barclays Center and Atlantic Yards has not poisoned all Brooklyn residents against their adopted team. Red Hook, Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Prospect Heights, Clinton Hill, Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights, and, for some reason, Canarsie, all went to the Nets, while Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Flatbush, Williamsburg, and Bushwick all remain Knicks country. Also notable: New Jersey has completely turned on the team that abandoned it, with the Nets failing even to make the top three in most of the state. New Jersey neither forgets nor forgives.
· Mapping Basketball Nation [NYT]
· Which NBA Teams Does Your Town Root For? [Deadspin]