There’s speculation that Jay-Z will by the Nets and bring them back to Brooklyn.With
an investment team behind him that has the highest bid of $267 million dollars,
it appears that Jigga may pull it off.
If you are a gambler,
Intertops.com, a Casino and Sportsbook website, is taking bets on whether or
not Jay-Z will actually purchase the team.
"This is an
interesting development between the world of music and sports," said Intertops.com
Chief Bet Manager Michael Maerz. "Jay-Z’s fellow artist P.Diddy is also
looking to buy the Knicks. It will be very interesting to see how the image
of the NBA changes if these purchases happen. It could become really hip and
provide even more entertainment for the fans when celebrities turn up at the
games. Hats off to Jay-Z for being a homeboy who wants to invest in a local
In related Jay-Z
news, the rapper is preparing to release his Black Phone this Friday (December
The album will
come preloaded with the entire Black Album on a multimedia cared for MP3 playback,
Jay-Z True Tones, wallpapers, weekly text messages and even a monthly voice
message from the rapper for a limited time.
The Black Phone
will be available for approximately $124 (after mail-in rebates) at select Sam
Goody and Media Play locations nationwide.