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From "punchline to juggernaut"

In the annals of branding, the Nets are a case study. Contently.com examines the transformation from "punchline to juggernaut ...How the Nets marketing department managed to completely change the face of the franchise in two short years."

It's a business ... and business is good

They're a basketball team, should be a good one. They're also an investment. Jay Z sold his stake for $1 million, as much as 10 times what he paid for It. Indeed, the owner thinks his investment has grown "fivefold." So, he's willing to invest more.

Jay-Z: "My job was done with the Nets"

In an interview on this Life + Times YouTube channel, Jay-Z spoke again about his departure from the Nets. One of the Brooklyn group's original investors had to sell his share in the team to avoid a conflict of interest with his new job, as an agent

Jay-Z: Nets season ticket holder "forever"

In an interview with Hot 97 this week, Jay-Z talked about the end of his ownership with the Nets, saying "it ended great" and promised to be a season ticket holder, presumably courtside, "as long as I can afford it."

Is Jay-Z stock sale close?

The NBA disclosed Wednesday that as of this week, Jay-Z is now licensed to work as an NBA agent. But as Darren Rovell reports, "the hip-hop mogul had not sold his small ownership share (less than 1 percent) of the Brooklyn Nets."

Jay-Z Releases Statement On Nets Ownership

JAy-Z has released a statement on his selling of his Brooklyn Nets ownership shares. On his website he writes that he's proud to have been able to work with such a great team and wishes the Nets luck in the NBA playoffs.

Social media pioneer wants Jay-Z's stake

Tech investor and social media pioneer Alexis Ohanian told Bloomberg News Tuesday that he's "absolutely" interested in buying jay-Z's shares, equal to 0.067 percent of the team and a somewhat larger percentage of the Barclays Center holding company.

Jay-Z may have to sell Nets stake to rep BASEBALL

The head of the Major League Baseball Players Association, the players union, said Wednesday that the Nets minority stakeholder may have to sell his interest in the team to be an agent for MLB players, not just NBA players.


Jay-Z, who joined Bruce Ratner in the original group of investors that bought the Nets a decade ago and became their iconic presence, is exchanging his role as owner for NBA agent. Adrian Wojnarowski reports Jay-Z is selling his stake in the team

Would Losing Their "Icon" Hurt Nets?

If Jay-Z starts to rep NBA players in his new agency, he would have to leave the Nets ownership group. The big issue wouldn't be money, but losing their link to a "cultural icon," as the Nets refer to him ... reportedly by contract.

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