Randy Foye signed a one-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday and didn't hesitate to find himself a home.
The Newark, New Jersey native bought a house in Rumson, New Jersey - not Brooklyn or Manhattan - but New Jersey from the famed rock n roll artist, Bruce Springsteen.
The house in Monmouth County was sold to Foye for $1.7 million. Interesting enough, Monmouth County records show Foye and Springsteen's trustees signed a contract to purchase the home in February. Does that indicate Foye's desire to return home? Hmmm. He came to the Nets for a somewhat discounted price.
Foye, a "character guy" in Sean Marks' eyes is very well connected to the community. He runs mentoring programs for Newark students; raises money for things such as: school supplies, clothes, food and runs an annual basketball camp in Rumson.
Pretty interesting stuff. We can only hope -- with the up-tempo offense the Nets are expected to utilize - that Randy Foye was born to run.