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Nets Add to Brooklyn "Founding Sponsors" as Case Moves Ahead

Mobile phone provider MetroPCS has signed a "low seven figures" per year sponsor deal with the Nets, receiving the right to name the upper bowl at the new Barclays Center the "MetroPCS Pavillion". The news comes the day of a crucial court hearing in Brooklyn on the use of eminent domain to acquire property for the arena. The case is seen as a long shot, but critics claim they'll file even more appeals if they lose.