Nets to put sign near MSG

Updated: June 30, 2010, 1:23 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

The New Jersey Nets' move to Brooklyn is at least two years away, but new owner Mikhail Prokhorov was apparently serious when he said at his introductory news conference in May that he thinks he can "turn Knicks fans into Nets fans."

Ramping up tensions between the teams with free agency looming, Prokhorov has purchased billboard space near Madison Square Garden that will display a massive image of the Russian billionaire and Nets minority owner Jay-Z, with completion scheduled just ...

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