Nets Jet: NBA Team Requests To Change Name

Stefan Bondy of the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS reports of the New Jersey Nets this week:

Mikhail Prokhorov New Jersey Nets Owner

(New team owner Mikhail) Prokhorov’s camp confirmed this morning that they’ve sent a request to the league to change the team’s name.

Changing a team’s nickname, uniform or city name is a long process requiring that the owner gives the NBA notice 25 months in advance.

The change, if it happens, would coincide with the team’s future move to Brooklyn.

Just for fun, here’s some possible team names that immediately came to mind when I thought about the new regime era in Nets basketball.

New name for relocated NBA team in Brooklyn:

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Leave your own suggestions in the comments. Like mine, keep them light and breezy!