It’s official. In one year, The New Jersey Nets will be re-born as the Brooklyn Nets, as announced by Nets co-owner Jay-Z this morning. The team’s new name was unanimously decided upon with Nets’ new owners, which included Jay-Z and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov.
News of the re-naming comes after Jay-Z’s media blitz to sway Knicks Fans to the other side.
The Brooklyn Nets will make their debut at the Barclays Center in 2012.