Harris has tried to watch some of his expenses. He does not have a car — he uses the subway and Uber — in part because a spot in the garage near his apartment would have cost him an additional $450 a month, he said.
“And then you tack on insurance and everything else?” he said. “I don’t really need that.”
Trevor Booker, who joined the Nets after spending the last two seasons with the Utah Jazz, has a four-bedroom rental in Williamsburg.
“I knew it was going to be expensive,” Booker said, “but I didn’t know it was going to be that expensive.”
Sean Kilpatrick is among the few who resisted the lure of Brooklyn. A shooting guard, he is renting a condo in White Plains, where he grew up.
Kilpatrick has a pleasant view that overlooks his old middle school. He has plenty of space to stretch out. He parks his car in a heated garage. He can eat dinner at his…