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PRESS CONFERENCE FOR NETS 2008 DRAFT PICKS TO STREAM LIVE ON NJNETS.COM ON MONDAY, JUNE 30 AT 10 A.M.

Brook Lopez, Ryan Anderson, and Chris Douglas-Roberts to be Introduced


Presented by EmblemHealth


EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ The press conference for the Nets 2008 first round draft selections Brook Lopez and Ryan Anderson, as well as second round pick Chris Douglas-Roberts, will be streamed live on www.njnets.com on Monday, June 30 at 10 a.m. from the Nets practice site.

This marks the first ever press conference streamed live on www.njnets.com, and will be presented by EmblemHealth. During the press conference, fans online will be able to email questions to fans@njnets.com, which may then be asked live to Nets President Rod Thorn and General Manager Kiki Vandeweghe.

Video footage of the press conference will also be featured on www.njnets.com after its conclusion.

"This is an exciting opportunity to bring our fans closer to their team in a different and enjoyable way," said Nets CEO Brett Yormark. "We are committed to being the most accessible team in sports."

A sweepstakes, sponsored by EmblemHealth, ran through the month of June inviting fans to sign-up for Nets.News and to be entered to win a chance to attend the press conference live. Ten winners were chosen and invited to the Nets practice facility on Monday.

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