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Nets Owner Joe Tsai Explains What Happened With David Levy’s Abrupt Exit

  • Former media executive spent less than two months as Nets CEO
  • The Nets needed someone to ‘do the nuts and bolts,’ Tsai says
David Levy in Brooklyn last year.
David Levy in Brooklyn last year.

It was one of the more puzzling executive moves in the sports world last year.

When Joe Tsai officially became owner of the Brooklyn Nets in September, the NBA team announced that it had hired former Turner Broadcasting President David Levy as its chief executive officer. Then, less than two months later, Levy was out.