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Follow the Nets' return to New York with Newsday's Rod Boone.

Jay Z: 'My job as an owner is over'

Jay-Z performs at the "Made In America" music

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Jay Z is making it official.

The hip hop icon, who owns 1/15th of 1 percent of the Nets, acknowledged he's selling his stake in the team to pursue his venture to become a full-fledged sports agent with his start up agency, Roc Nation Sports.

Jay Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, wants to start accumulating NBA clients and league rules prohibit someone from representing players and...

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Humphries excited to be Brooklyn-bound

New Jersey Nets' Kris Humphries (43) goes up

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – If ever there was someone who wanted to see this whole move to Brooklyn from New Jersey through, it’s Kris Humphries.

The power forward has been with the Nets since he was shipped to the Garden State from Dallas during the 2009-10 campaign. So he’s glad he finally has a little something positive to look forward to now. 

“I was with the team before we went...

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Welcome back, Nets fans

Brooklyn Nets basketball player Brook Lopez tries on

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As longtime Newsday staffer Mark Herrmann astutely noted one day recently, it's been 36 years since Newsday covered the Nets on a full-time basis, something that coincided with their move from Nassau County to New Jersey in 1977.

That's about to change soon.

With the Nets' move to Brooklyn complete and the franchise set to begin play in the $1 billion Barclays Center in the fall, they're...

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