“I’m not going to the Nets game tonight and my message to the Nets is goodbye,” Christie said, shrugging his shoulders and drinking from a water bottle as an audience applauded and laughed. “If you don’t want to stay, we don’t want you. Seriously, I’m not going to be in the business of begging people to stay here. That’s one of the most beautiful arenas in America that they’ve had a chance to play in. It’s in one of the country’s most vibrant cities.
“They want to leave here and go to Brooklyn? Good riddance. See you later.”