Barclays Center has been considered as one of the ten most important sports stadiums in the world.
Barclays Center is an indoor stadium, located in Brooklyn, New York. This multi-purpose stadium was opened to spectators on 21st September 2012. The center serves as home stadium for basketball team "Brooklyn Nets" and National Hockey League franchise "New York Islanders".
The first NHL hockey game played at this venue was a preseason game between the Islanders and New Jersey Devils on 21st September 2013.
The first regular season game was played on 9th October 2015 between the Islanders and the 2015 Stanley Cup champions Chicago Blackhawks.
The first NBA basketball game played here was the preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Washington Wizards on 15th October 2012.
The NBA draft for the 2013 season was hosted here on 27th June. The NBA draft for 2016 was also by the center.
The 2015 NBA All-star weekend festivities were hosted here on 13th and 14th February 2015.
The internal lighting system of the arena is unique as it comprises of two types sport lighting systems.
The Brooklyn Center has been chosen to host the NBA development league franchise Long Island Nets during the 2016-2017 season until the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum gets renovated.
The center has also hosted the third game of the Stanley Cup playoffs on April 17, 2016. Islanders won the third game against Florida Panthers with a score of 4-3.