Repeatedly, it has been said that he owns 1/15 of one percent of the team, and that's something that we've echoed on this very site.
Jay Z has been pushing back, though. In Monday night's concert at Barclays Center, he reportedly said that "I don't know where they got that number from," when discussing his ownership stake in front of the crowd.
And last night, he pushed back a bit more...
"'It doesn’t matter what percentage,' he continued on Monday. 'The story is that a black kid from a single parent house made it from [the Marcy Projects] about six minutes away from here. So the fact that I have any ownership in this franchise is [expletive] amazing. The fact that I have any ownership in this venue is [expletive] amazing. Don’t let them diminish your accomplishment or dim your shine...'"
Do you agree? Have we been making too much of Jay Z's ownership stake in the Nets?