A recent court ruling will definitely delay groundbreaking on Atlantic Yards until next year, meaning that the arena would open in 2011 at the earliest. And with the state of the economy, the possibility grows that the project will never be built at all, with financing depending largely on the ability to issue $800 million in tax-exempt bonds. Meanwhile, the team hired the son of a former Brooklyn politician as a scout.
- Nets won't move to Brooklyn until at least 2011 - AP
- Bishop Loughlin coach Khalid Green Nets a new job as NBA scout - Mark Lelinwalla - New York Daily News
- Nets add Loughlin coach as scout - Julian Garcia - The InterNets
- Francesa: "Ratner's whole Atlantic Yards dream is about down the drain" (mp3) - Mike Francesca - WFAN