The National Basketball Association draft will be held on June 23 at the New Jersey Nets’ home court, Commissioner David Stern said.
The New Jersey Nets and owner Mikhail Prohkorov have begun the application process for changing the team’s name.
The New Jersey Nets won’t furlough employees if the National Basketball Association locks out its players during the offseason, according to a person familiar with the team’s plans.
Stolichnaya signed a five-year accord to become the official vodka of the Barclays Center, which will be the home of the Russian-owned New Jersey Nets from 2012.
The New Jersey Nets re-signed forward Kris Humphries, who averaged a career-high 10 points and 10.4 rebounds for the team last season.
Mikhail Prokhorov met with his New Jersey Nets for the first time on his old home basketball court in Moscow, where the players got a taste of life under the NBA’s first non-American owner.
Lewis Katz, a parking, billboard and sports mogul who through the years owned the New Jersey Nets basketball team, New Jersey Devils hockey team and, most recently, the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, has died. He was 72.
New Jersey Nets center Brook Lopez will miss the next three weeks with a sprained right ankle, an injury that comes after he sat out this season’s first 33 games with a broken bone in his right foot.