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Nets Owner Joe Tsai Didn’t Seem Political. Until Now.

The owners of major American sports franchises generally do not dive headlong into geopolitical firestorms. But not many owners have the background of Joe Tsai, a Taiwanese-born billionaire who recently became the primary owner of the Brooklyn Nets. This weekend, Tsai surprised many when he weighed in after the N.B.A. responded to a Twitter post…

Joe Tsai Is Big in Business. Now He’s Taking On Women’s Basketball.

The Liberty will begin their season against the Indiana Fever at Westchester County Center on Friday, but the new owner, Joe Tsai, does not plan to have the team’s sojourn north of New York City continue much longer. “I would say that the Liberty playing in Westchester County, in an arena that has a capacity…

Alibaba Co-Founder Joseph Tsai Said to Buy Brooklyn Nets Stake

This year, Forbes valued the Nets at about $1.8 billion, making it the seventh-most valuable N.B.A. franchise. Topping the list was the Knicks, which are owned by the Dolan family and which the publication valued at about $3.3 billion. The Nets have had ups and downs under Mr. Prokhorov’s ownership: They reached the Eastern Conference…