A Forest City Ratner official tells the Post, "We’re in the process of setting up a ceremonial ground breaking, but we’ve already begun [construction]"." The Record suggests it's only weeks away. Will Mikhail Prokhorov be there? He has yet to be approved as Nets owner and like ground breaking, no date has been set for the Board of Governors meeting. Still, "he is informed" of any moves, says Rod Thorn.
- Construction on Barclays Arena commences - Stephen Witt - New York Post