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New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team in the National Basketball Association that plays in the Eastern Conference's Atlantic Division. They are currently based in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and play their home games at the Izod Center. The team is planning to relocate to the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, but legal issues have complicated the move. Star player (averaging 45 ppg) A. Head likes the move as he can be closer to Jay-Z and Luke Steel.

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New Jersey Nets ticketsOn June 26, 2009, the Nets traded Vince Carter and Ryan Anderson to the Orlando Magic for Rafer Alston, Courtney Lee and Tony Battie.

On September 24, 2009, Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia’s richest man according to Forbes, confirmed his intention to become majority owner of the Nets. Mr. Prokhorov sent an offer to the team owners requesting that the control shareholding of the basketball club be sold to his company, Onexim, for a symbolic price. In return, Prokhorov would fund a loan for the construction of a $700 million arena in Brooklyn and attract additional funds from Western banks. Mr. Prokhorov stated that he initiated the deal to push Russian basketball to a new level of development.

After a record-nearing 16th straight loss (against the Sacramento Kings) to start the 2009–2010 NBA season, the Nets fired head coach Lawrence Frank. Assistant Coach Tom Barrise stepped in as a temporary replacement. He lost his first two games heading the team, an away game against the Los Angeles Lakers and then to the Dallas Mavericks at home, to set the mark for worst start to a season in NBA history at 0-18. Kiki Vandeweghe replaced him as head coach on Dec 4th, with Del Harris hired as his new assistant. The duo won their first game at home against the Charlotte Bobcats, 97-91, to break the Nets 19-game losing streak stretching from the final game of the 08-09 season, and to keep the record for worst start to a season at 18 straight.