Town of Hempstead to Declare Official ‘Long Island Nets Day’ on March 29
Town of Hempstead Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito to Present Citation at Long Island Nets Franchise First Playoff Game
LONG ISLAND – In celebration of the Long Island Nets’ first playoff appearance in franchise history, the Town of Hempstead will be recognizing the Long Island Nets by establishing an official ‘Long Island Nets Day’ tomorrow, March 29, as the team hosts Raptors 905 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, for the NBA G League Semifinals at 7 p.m.
In the regular season, Long Island tied for the best record in the NBA G League (34-16), finished first in the Eastern Conference and also clinched the Atlantic Division. Prior to the start of the game, Town of Hempstead Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito will deliver the ceremonial game ball and will present the Long Island Nets with a citation officially declaring March 29 as Long Island Nets Day.
“From the inception of our franchise, the Town of Hempstead Board has played an instrumental role in our community development efforts,” said Alton Byrd, Vice President of Business Operations, Long Island Nets. “We are looking forward to their continued support as we grow our presence within the community.”
“Having a sports franchise such as the Nets play here in the Town of Hempstead during the regular season is such a source of pride for us,” said Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby. “To have them in the playoffs just adds to the excitement and pride we feel.”
“The Nets have been such a wonderful addition here in the Town of Hempstead,” added Councilman Anthony D’Esposito. “From their community involvement to the basketball clinics they offer our local children and the caliber of the sport that they bring to our Township, we couldn’t be happier to be rooting them on as they enter these playoff games.”
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