NBA: Russian tycoon to buy New Jersey Nets, move team to Brooklyn
Published 09/24/2009, AP Sports Writer
Proposed blockbuster deal would mark 1st non-American NBA owner, 1st major pro team in Brooklyn since 1957
Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov reached an agreement Wednesday to buy 80 percent of the financially strapped New Jersey Nets and nearly half of a project to build a new arena in Brooklyn.
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.