NetIncome, the NetsDaily blogger, reports from a Nets town hall meeting
with Nets management held yesterday, Groundhog Day. Sounds like Nets President
Brett Yormark, spinner extraordinaire, saw his shadow and once again moved the
In spite of what we read in the papers? Does he mean things like this?
What about what we read in the blogs?
Town Hall Topics
–Yormark insisted that in spite of “what you read in the papers”, Brooklyn
“is closer than it has ever been”. He said that ground breaking would take
place in “late spring or early summer”—which actually pushes back the date.
In recent statements, the Nets have said ground-breaking would take place
in the spring. He did not give a timetable for when the Barclays Center would
He voiced optimism that the two remaining lawsuits would be resolved by March.
He expressed optimism about obtaining financing for the arena, pointing out
that the Yankees had recently obtained $300 million in stadium financing and
the Mets had gotten financing on a $100 million offering “at very good rates”