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Ratner Seeks Partner to Help Stem Big Losses

Attendance is up more than 12%, the new marketing campaign is the envy of the league and the team has the NBA's longest current winning streak, but the Nets are still losing money--big money. So Bruce Ratner is seeking a partner or partners who can help him stem the $20 to $30 million in losses the franchise is still hemorrhaging annually. The big problem emerging: costly delays in getting approval for the Nets' Brooklyn arena and surrounding mini-city.