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The National Baskeball Association's franchise in New Jersey, the Nets were founded in 1967 as part of the ABA. They started as the New Jersey Americans and changed to the New York Nets in 1968. They won two ABA Championships before joining the NBA in 1976. They would take the New Jersey Nets mantle in 1977. In the NBA, their greatest success came in the 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 seasons, where superstar Jason Kidd led the team to the NBA Finals in back-to-back years. Other notable players to have played with the Nets include Julius Erving, Drazen Petrovic, Rick Barry, Nate Archibald, Buck Williams, Wendell Ladner, John Williamson and Bill Melchionni.


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Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov purchased the New Jersey Nets in 2010, expecting to win an NBA championship by 2014. Five years and no rings later, the owner of the now-Brooklyn Nets is reportedly considering selling the franchise.

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Prokhorov looking to sell Nets - reports
New York (AFP) - Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is in talks to sell all or part of the Brooklyn Nets, the NBA club he purchased in 2009, US media reported Thursday.

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged real estate Ponzi scheme is seeking to have his conviction thrown out and claiming prosecutorial misconduct, among other allegations.

Prokhorov looking to sell Nets
You can never have enough roubles, and so Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov appears set the sell the NBA's Brooklyn Nets.

Clippers complete coaching staff by hiring Lawrence Frank
The Clippers have hired Lawrence Frank as an assistant coach after he reached a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets. Frank had a trying season in which he clashed with Coach Jason Kidd and was demoted to compiling daily reports.

NBA: Prokhorov looking to sell Nets - reports
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov is in talks to sell all or part of the Brooklyn Nets, the NBA club he purchased in 2009, US media reported Thursday.

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A long-term staple in the heart of Long Island, the New York Islanders will soon call the borough of Brooklyn home following the 2014-15 season. In their 42-year history, the Islanders have skated through periods of dominance, cementing four consecutive Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980?s, while also enduring modern periods of lows under failing ownership, poor attendance rates and ...

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Owner Bruce Ratner intends to move the Nets to Brooklyn in time for the 2008-2009 season. If it goes through, the Brooklyn Nets will be the first major league sports team to play in Brooklyn since the Brooklyn Dodgers left for Los Angeles.
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