Jay-Z to open Nets' new arena with a bang

September 26, 2011, 3:34 pm
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From Comcast SportsNet

NEW YORK (AP)Nets part-owner Jay-Z will open the teams new Brooklyn arena by performing there next September.

The hip-hop mogul said at a news conference Monday across the street from the construction site that he will perform one, two, maybe three times at the Barclays Center. Dates havent been set.

Jay-Z also made it official that the club will be called the Brooklyn Nets. The franchise is scheduled to move from New Jersey for the 2012-13 season.