And here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how it was made:
The real bowler:
And Murray in Kingpin:
All explained in the video.
Really cool stuff if you care about pop culture mixing with sports and/or style and architecture. From the Wall Street Journal:
As the Nets prepare to move to their new home in downtown Brooklyn, Jay-Z will headline the Barclays Center’s grand opening in September with a concert. And while the team declined to disclose his ownership percentage, which is considered to be small, this much is clear: His influence, particularly when it comes to style and branding, far outweighs his financial stake in the franchise.
“I don’t tell Jay-Z to do anything,” said Brett Yormark, the CEO of Barclays Center and the Nets. “I mean that. He tells me what to do. Listen, when it comes to our engagement, let’s just say he’s the CEO.”
The Nets are celebrating the role that he’s played in everything from revamping the logo (“He’s refreshed it,” Yormark said) to d