Commentary

NBA billboards are springing up all over

Originally Published: July 2, 2010
By Hampton Stevens | Special to Page 2

It seems the New Jersey Nets are taking dead aim at the New York Knicks in the battle for the hearts of fans.

The Nets have purchased advertising on a 222-by-95-foot billboard near Madison Square Garden and within sight of the Knicks' business offices.

Awesome.

But wait, Page 2's dubious network of sources reports that several other teams are renting out advertising space in hopes of influencing free agents and fans alike.

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Hampton Stevens is a contributor to Page 2 and ESPN The Magazine. He also has written for Playboy.com, Maxim, Atlantic Online, the Kansas City Star and many more publications. He lives in Kansas City, Mo., with his girlfriend and two dogs.


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Hampton Stevens is a contributor to Page 2 and ESPN The Magazine. He also has written for Playboy.com, Maxim, Atlantic Online, the Kansas City Star and many more publications. He lives in Kansas City, Mo., with his girlfriend and two dogs.

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