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Brooklyn Nets Sued for Rescinding Resellers’ Season Tickets

Oct. 29, 2019, 7:35 PM

The Brooklyn Nets face a pair of lawsuits in the Eastern District of New York claiming the team is violating antitrust laws by terminating the rights of season ticketholders who sell their tickets to a resale broker that competes with a Nets affiliate.

The Nets are trying to clear the resale market for their “preferred ticket broker and profit-sharing partner,” nonparty Dynasty Sports & Entertainment, which was founded by an associate of the team’s ownership group, according to the complaints.

“Defendant’s goal is to eliminate competition in the market for Brooklyn Nets tickets,” the suits say, calling the policies “unlawful ...

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