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Nets call out ‘Brooklynite’ de Blasio for unnecessary diss

Nets call out ‘Brooklynite’ de Blasio for unnecessary diss

Looks like Hizzoner can add another New York City sports team to his hit list.

The Brooklyn Nets called out Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday night after he jokingly criticized the decision to move the franchise to the Big Apple during a recent town hall meeting.

Speaking to a man wearing black-and-white Nets jacket, de Blasio said: “I’m from Brooklyn too, but this Brooklyn Nets idea has not been working out as it was planned. So I admire you for sticking with them.”

The resident was getting ready to ask de Blasio a question about traffic safety at a town hall meeting in Belle Harbor, Queens, on Tuesday night when the mayor abruptly interrupted him, just so he could goof on his team.

De Blasio’s comments wound up sparking a social media firestorm on Wednesday — and apparently caught the attention of the Nets, who are currently sitting in 13th place at 9-14.

“Hello, @NYCMayor. From one Brooklynite to another, you should know that we always have each other’s backs,” the team tweeted. “Like all of NYC, we’re always grinding to get better. If you want to see some real grit, our doors are always open.”

De Blasio’s diss shouldn’t come as a surprise to New Yorkers, seeing how the mayor has ​already managed to tick off Giants, Jets and Yankees fans with his unabashed love for New England sports teams, including the Red Sox and Patriots.

While he was born in Manhattan, de Blasio’s parents later moved to Massachusetts and raised him in Cambridge. His claim that he’s “from Brooklyn too” stems simply from the fact that he and wife, Chirlane McCray, own two houses in Park Slope, including one they lived in for more than a decade before moving into Gracie Mansion in 2014.

De Blasio cemented his status as public enemy No. 1 for Yankee nation back in October when he refused to root for the Bronx Bombers during their unexpected playoff push.

To make things worse, he’s repeatedly professed his love for Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick — even going so far as to defend the pair during Deflategate.

“I believe their story and obviously I’m a fan and I’m biased,” de Blasio told reporters at City Hall in 2015. “And I really want them to win.”

Throwing a backhanded compliment at Gang Green nation in 2013, the mayor said: “I also have a lot of sympathy for Jets fans who have gone through a lot over the years.”

During Tuesday’s town hall meeting, de Blasio did find time to give a shout out to New York Mets fans for their passion — but his words were overshadowed by the unsolicited Nets comments.

Fourteen of the Nets’ 17 players currently live in the borough.

De Blasio’s spokesperson Eric Phillips on Wednesday night implied on Twitter that de Blasio would be willing to attend a Nets game after countless users chided him over the town hall comments.

“The Mayor’s a fan and rooting for you guys!” Phillips tweeted. “We’ll find a way to get him to do it in person. #NoBloodNoFoul?”

​Phillips added, “He’s a fan and wants them to win. His exasperation is that they haven’t, not that he doesn’t want them to. That’s what fans do.​”​

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