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    Brooklyn Nets Logo Leaks

    New Jersey Nets head coach Avery Johnson, left, hand in air, talks to his players after they had their final team photograph in New Jersey taken, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. The team will move to the Brooklyn borough of  New York next season after 35 years of playing NBA basketball in the Garden State. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Mel Evans / AP Photo

    As the New Jersey Nets move to become the Brooklyn Nets, they’re showcasing their new hometown pride. The NBA team’s new logo wasn’t supposed to be released until April 30, but leaked pictures show some very Brooklyn-focused garb (with no mention of the Nets). The team played, and lost, their last New Jersey game this week, and are preparing to move into the newly completed Barclays Center in the New York borough for the 2012-2013 season. The Nets are actually returning to familiar terrain—they played in New York between 1968 and 1977.

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