‘This Is The Ultimate Troll’: Nets.com Owners Finally Come Forward

November 12, 2014 2:40 PM

‘This Is The Ultimate Troll’: Nets.com Owners Finally Come Forward
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One of the strangest mysteries in the NBA has been solved.

The owners of Nets have finally come out of the woodwork to the New York Times. And — sorry, conspiracy theorists — they have no affiliation with any of the Brooklyn Nets’ rivals.

Well, maybe at this point, Jane Hill and her son, John Hill, could be considered their adversaries. The family from New Mexico has been responsible for a number of headlines since the team’s relocation from New Jersey, redirecting unknowing visitors all over the map, from former coach Jason Kidd’s personal website to the New York Knicks’ All-Star ballot.

“The one compliment I take to heart is when people say, ‘This is the ultimate troll,’ ” John Hill told the Times. “There’s some joy in that.”

Jane Hill, who owns a telecom company in Santa Fe, said they’ve “had fun with the mystery of it all.” But that’s not their sole motivation. The Hills are also looking for a payday of $5 million, according to the Times.

“Our website is BrooklynNets , and our fans know this is our site,” Nets spokesperson Barry Baum told the newspaper "

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