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Jay-Z is making business deals this week.
In addition to the deal Jay closed this week to bring his Roc Nation company back under a corporate fold with Universal Music Group (UMG) after spending time at Sony, the entertainment mogul and occasional rapper is quietly making arrangements to sell his 1 percent of the Brooklyn Nets in order to get fully on-board with the agent end of the business for Roc Nation Sports, Yahoo! Sports reports.
The move makes it so that Jay Z can compete for players entering this year’s NBA draft in June.
Agents are reportedly thinking that signing with Jay and Roc Nation Sports is a joke, but the key to this is that Hov won’t be involved in the day-to-day operations side of the business.
Already on board with Roc Nation Sports are the Yankees’ Robinson Cano and Giants’ free agent Victor Cruz.
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A report says Kris Humphries knew his marriage to Kim Kardashian was a sham, which would go against his whole annulment argument.
Reggie Evans has been missing recently from the starting lineup announcements, choosing to continue his solo pregame ritual in the locker room. While he does his thing in the back, Andray Blatche has stepped up to assist his teammate and runs out when Evans’ name is called during intros (Video).
According to Stefan Bondy, New York Daily News:
Reggie Evans was again nowhere to...
We all know Jay-Z plans on taking over the entire planet one day, but for right now the sports world will have to do. Yahoo!’s in-house sports expert Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Jay-Z is looking to divest his ownership share in the Brooklyn Nets so he can further extend his Roc Nation Sports agency [...]
Gerald Wallace shot a season-low 14.3% from three point territory and 34.3% from the field in the month of March and the Nets starter says his confidence in shooting the ball is now “totally gone.”
According to the New York Post:
“My confidence is totally gone,” Wallace told The Post Saturday. “I’m just at the point now … I’m in a situation where I feel like if I...
Shawn Carter (a.k.a. Jay-Z) is cutting his ties with the Brooklyn Nets to dive deeper into the world of sports.
According to Yahoo Sports, Carter is expanding his Roc Nation brand to include the representation of NBA players.
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Reggie Evans and Brook Lopez combined for 46 points and 35 rebounds on 19-32 shooting this evening at the Barclays Center. Incredible
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The Nets moved closer to wrapping up fourth place in the Eastern Conference...
Jay-Z’s foray into the world of being professional sports agent has had a few consequences. For one, it caused old white baseball agents to make horrible rap jokes. And it also has made him decide to begin selling his stake in the Brooklyn Nets.As of now, Jay-Z has only secured the Yankees’ Robinson Cano as a client for his newly created Roc Nation Sports. But if you know anything...
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With just under nine minutes left in the fourth quarter there was a loose ball. Both Garnett and Humphries went for the ball and Humphries clearly had it. Garnett took the opportunity...
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Reggie Evans lost his tooth during Sunday's Brooklyn Nets vs Charlotte Bobcats game.
It's been well over three months since the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics met, but extra intensity can still be expected when these teams close their season series.
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