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Joe Tsai says love of New York is big reason he bought into Nets and Liberty

In an interview with China Global Television Network, Joe Tsai says New York is becoming “kind of a second home” and his love of the city —and his personal history with it— is a big part of his decision to buy into the Nets and Liberty.

In an answer to reporter Karina Huber’s about why he bought the Liberty, Tsai noted his history with the city.

“It’s a New York team. New York is an incredible city,” said Tsai. “I went to high school in New Jersey, so it’s nearby. My first job after coming out of (Yale) law school was in New York.