is up for auction on eBay

Wednesday November 5th, 2014

If you head over to, you will not be treated to hilarious Mikhail Prokhorov interviews and recaps of Brooklyn's recent Monday night victory over the Thunder. Instead, you will be redirected to an eBay auction for the rights to the domain name, featuring a smiling picture of Mark Cuban.

Screenshot via ebay

According to, the team has never owned the domain name, which currently belongs to a New Mexico-based company called Cyber Mesa Computer Systems. The company attempted to goad the team into purchasing the address for $5 million in 2012 by redirecting the site to various other NBA teams, including the Knicks and the Heat.

Judd Apatow working on female-centric football comedy

The auction digs the Nets for refusing the purchase the domain name. 

Screenshot via ebay

The current highest bid for the website is a much more reasonable $30,300 as of 12:30 ET on Wednesday, with the auction set to close at 6:30 p.m.

Although Cuban's face is front and center on the auction, the Mavericks owner is not believed to be involved in the domain name caper, according to BuzzFeed.

Brendan Maloy

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