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Former Brooklyn Dodgers exchange jerseys with NBA stars at the first Brooklyn Nets home game

Professional sports are back in Brooklyn. It's been 55 years since the Dodgers moved out to sunny Los Angeles. On Saturday night, the Brooklyn Nets made their debut at the Barclays Center against the Toronto Raptors.

Before the game, Brooklyn Dodger legends Joe Pignatano, Ralph Branca and the son of Gil Hodges, Gil Hodges Jr., swapped jerseys with Nets stars Gerald Wallace, Brook Lopez and Deron Williams.

The torch has officially been passed in Brooklyn.

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