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Monday, October 20, 2014

Articles tagged: Mikhail Prokhorov

NBA execs wonder if Mikhail Prokhorov, Andrei Kirilenko have side deal

Many people were in disbelief about Andrei Kirilenko’s deal with the Brooklyn Nets from the moment terms of the agreement were reported on Thursday. Kirilenko, who declined a $10.2 million option to remain with the Minnesota Timberwolves, agreed to a one-year contract with the Nets for the mini mid-level exception of $3.1 million. Though the…Read More

Mikhail Prokhorov says he will rap with Jay-Z to open the Barclays Center

Mikhail Prokhorov has associated himself with the rap game for reasons beyond simply sharing ownership of the Nets with Jay-Z. Over the winter, a video surfaced that featured Prokhorov rapping with three other middle-aged Russian men. It was equal parts awful and awesome. The $1 billion Barclays Center — the new home of the Brooklyn…Read More

Mikhail Prokhorov Takes Shot at Mark Cuban While Complimenting Mavs

Since Mikhail Prokhorov has taken over as owner of the New Jersey Nets, he and Mavs owner Mark Cuban seem to have developed somewhat of a love-hate relationship.  The two teams aren’t rivals or anything, so the banter between them cannot be taken for much more than friendly word play.  In any event, the dynamic…Read More

Mikhail Prokhorov Is New Jersey Nets’ Good Luck Charm

The New Jersey Nets are one of the worst teams in the Eastern Conference, checking in with a 12-31 record on the year. Team owner Mikhail Prokhorov recently went public to say the team was no longer focusing on acquiring Carmelo Anthony, feeling like the talks were distractions. Maybe the guy was right. Or maybe…Read More

Mark Cuban Calls Mikhail Prokhorov a P***y

Either Mark Cuban and Mikhail Prokhorov are really good friends — the type of friends that can insult each other’s mommas without hard feelings — or Cuban has no respect for the Nets’ new owner.  Before the Mavericks handled the Nets on Thursday night, Cuban was asked about Prokhorov during his pregame workout in the…Read More

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