I pointed 8/3/11 to circumstantial and documentary evidence that the deal was worth less, including a report by an FCR-commissioned consultant valuing the deal at $200 million, the loss of architect Frank Gehry, and two renegotiations.
Nets and Forest City officials have claimed that the total value of the deal remains around $400 million, but never offered any documentation.
Now, as noted by NetsDaily, "the authoritative" Sports Business Journal is using the $200 million figure.
Less than first reported? Some outlets, including the Times and NetsDaily, have been reporting that $400 million figure for a long time.
And maybe NetsDaily might be a little less confident of the team's claims: