The Nets have been fined $50 thousand for minority owner Jay-Z's visit to the Kentucky locker room after they beat North Carolina in the regional final at the Prudential Center on April 3. NBA team personnel are forbidden from making contact with any players before they declare for the draft. Jay-Z has a relationship with Kentucky coach John Calipari through William Wesley, aka "Worldwide Wes."
- New Jersey Nets fined $50K for Jay-Z 's visit, sources say - Marc Stein - ESPN
- NBA fines Nets $50,000 for Jay-Z's Kentucky visit - Fred Kerber - New York Post Nets Blog