- Associated Press - Thursday, December 2, 2010

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With a Russian owner and Russian sponsors, the New Jersey Nets have now decided to make their website available in what else _ Russian.

The Nets announced Thursday they are giving Russian-speaking fans the opportunity to connect with the team by making its website viewable in Russian. The website will be available at http://www.netsrussia.com.

Russian-speaking fans will have access to articles, interviews with players, coaches and management, photos and ticket information.

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov purchased a majority share of the team in May, 2010. The franchise has sponsorship deals with Aeroflot, Russia’s leading air carrier, and vodka company Stolichnaya.