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The Nets played in New Jersey at the time

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NEW YORK, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Oil prices fell on Thursday as a stronger dollar curbed investors' commodity appetite.


Oil prices were under pressure after the U.S. Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but signaled that it plans two more interest increases later this year. The greenback rose against most major currencies on Thursday.


A stronger U.S. dollar weighed on investor sentiment, which made the dollar-denominated oil less attractive for holders of other currencies.


In the previous session, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its weekly report that U.S. crude supplies of last week lost 0.9 million barrels to 531.5 million barrels.


Analysts said the report was actually bullish but the market was still trading lower, which showed investors were reluctant to buy with prices near 50 U.S. dollars a barrel.


The West Texas Intermediate for July delivery lost 1.80 U.S. dollars to settle at 46.21 U.S. dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for August delivery decreased 1.78 U.S. dollars to close at 47.19 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange. Enditem


The Brooklyn Nets view connecting with the city's growing Chinese community as a good business move.


"When you think of Brooklyn Boutique Homme Puma Suede Classic Bleu Blanche , it's such a diverse market," said Brett Yormark, Nets CEO. "As a franchise, we aspire to be global, and connecting with China in general is something that is very important for management and ownership. It's also very important for the NBA.


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"The United States and China are working very hard to build a major relationship built on cooperation," said Zhang Qiyue, the Chinese consul general in New York. "And basketball games Puma Sportstyle Suede and Basket Classic Blanche Noir Vente , or any sport, bring our people closer together.


"Over the years, the NBA has really attracted players and fans from all over the world, proving that sport can actually transcend national, linguistic and cultural boundaries," Zhang said.


Yormark and Zhang spoke at a press conference on Sunday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn Puma Sportstyle Suede and Basket Classic Noir En ligne , where the Nets co-hosted "A Celebration of Chinese Culture".


The annual event is co-hosted by the Sino-American Friendship Association (SAFA).


For several years, the two organizations have been working together to introduce Chinese culture to the National Basketball Association.


Li Li, SAFA's executive vice-president, said the organization began its relationship with the Nets in 2008, when a Chinese player name Yi Jianlian was still with the team. The Nets played in New Jersey at the time.


"When Yi Jianlian was with the team, we started the conversation about how to support the team and get it to reach out more to the Chinese community vans old skool pas cher ," Li said. "This is the seventh year that we've done an annual celebration of Chinese culture.


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