Sunday Routine: How Caris LeVert, a Rookie With the Brooklyn Nets, Spends His Sundays


Caris LeVert, a rookie with the Nets, taking in the sights from his 45th-floor apartment in Downtown Brooklyn.

Kevin Hagen for The New York Times

Like most young transplants to New York, Caris LeVert is alternately stunned and captivated by his new city. The difference is that Mr. LeVert, 22, who grew up in Columbus, Ohio, takes it all in from his 45th-floor apartment in Downtown Brooklyn. Last June, Mr. LeVert, a star basketball player at Michigan, was selected by the Indiana Pacers as a first-round pick in the N.B.A. draft; two weeks later, he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets. Mr. LeVert sat out the beginning of the season with a foot injury and did not suit up until December; since then, he has averaged 4.3 points and 15.4 minutes a game in his first 13 games. The Nets have a busy schedule, but whenever Mr. LeVert has downtime, he likes to explore his new hometown.

PROTOCOL I’m a rookie basketball player, so a lot of my life revolves around the team. If the team is at home, and we don’t have a game that night, I get up and go straight to our training…

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