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In Brooklyn, Taking Pride in No. 42

History and sentimentality collided outside Barclays Center on Tuesday, but for Jerry Stackhouse, the moment was about more than a relocated flagpole or any imagined link between today’s Brooklyn Nets and yesterday’s Brooklyn Dodgers. The Nets created that link by installing the Ebbets Field flagpole outside their new arena, at the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues. But Stackhouse’s connection is more organic. (New York Times)

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