In November of 2007, the Nets announced that they had reached an agreement with Jones Soda to distribute beverages at the Barclays' Center. Thirteen months later, the Seattle-based Jones, which has been doing poorly, may be trying to back out of the deal, with construction delays in Brooklyn a convenient excuse for doing so. Also, the Nets' parent company reported higher losses for the team but continued to fund them.
- Net Loss: Jones Soda wants out of NBA Deal - Downtown Dispatch
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