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From bad to worse for the 7-win New Jersey Nets

  • Blog Post by: Michael Rand
  • March 23, 2010 - 3:26 PM

You'd think the New Jersey Nets -- with 7 victories, they could very well set the NBA record for futility this season -- would be happy if any fans showed up at their games, regardless of what they might be wearing. But that doesn't appear to be the case. Via ESPN.com:

The New Jersey Nets' sad-sack season appeared to hit another low Monday night when CEO Brett Yormark reportedly shouted at a fan wearing a paper bag over his head.

Yormark left his courtside seat at the IZOD Center late in the second half of New Jersey's 99-89 loss to the Miami Heat. Yormark then doubled back toward the fan, identified by the New York Daily News as Chris Lisi of Middletown, N.J.

It was at that point that Yormark, Lisi and a friend of Lisi's got into a shouting match, with reporters and photographers nearby.

 

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