Jay-Z’s First B-Ball Team

January 29th, 2011  |  Published in Sports

The Nets aren't Jay-Z's first basketball team.

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Zack O'Malley Greenburg is a Forbes senior editor and author of the JayZ biography Empire State of Mind. His second, Michael Jackson, Inc, was released by Simon & Schuster in June. Zack covers the business of music in The Beat Report at Forbes, where he's investigated topics from public pension fund scandals to Justin Bieber's venture capital career to the inner workings of Diddy's empire. His writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, Billboard, Sports Illustrated, Vibe and McSweeney's; he's served as a speaker at Yale, Harvard and South by Southwest, and as an expert source for BBC, NPR, MTV, VH1 and CBS's 60 Minutes. Check out his full bio here.


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