Investors from Goldman Sachs backed out of their deal to help Bruce Ratner purchase the Nets. Ratner was left 60 million dollars short of the 300 million dollar purchase price, and was forced to ask the current owners to retain a stake in the team. NBA approval of the sale could come this week.
- Current owners to keep stake in team as Ratner falls short - Matthew Futterman - Star-Ledger
- NBA OK of Nets sale seen as likely - John Brennan - Bergen Record