The NBA's Board of Governors unanimously approved the Nets move to Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Friday, as well as the name change to "Brooklyn Nets." The Nets have four remaining home games in New Jersey, with the new arena set to open on September 28.
The Nets and the NBA will begin using the name "Brooklyn Nets" on April 30. Team colors and logo are expected to be released in the days prior.
"We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to David Stern and the NBA team owners for their role in making the Nets' move to Brooklyn a reality," Nets owners Mikhail Prokhorov and Bruce Ratner said in a team statement.
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