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Former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko agreed to a two-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets worth an estimated $3.18 million a year. But the deal that he has with his wife, Russian pop singer Masha Lopatova, is much more interesting. Kirilenko reportedly gets to have sex with another woman once a year. No kidding!
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Brooklyn Net Andrei Kirilenko's wife Masha apparently lets her hubby cheat on her once per year. Not a different arrangement than seen in many a NBA nuptial...but the duo apparently has a good PR...
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Mikeal Prokhorov's Nets were able to sign fellow Russian, Andrei Kirilenko, to a well below market deal, prompting some teams to ask for an investigation.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Saturday night they've finalized contracts with first-round draft picks Shabazz Muhammad and Gorgui Dieng.
Both rookies, who made their debuts in the Timberwolves' NBA Summer League-opening loss Saturday, ended up in Minneapolis via a draft-and-trade deal with Utah. The Jazz selected Muhammad 14th overall and Dieng 21st...
LAS VEGAS -- Climb up through the lower bowl of the Thomas & Mack Center at 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, and every audible conversation is about one 20-year-old rookie in electric yellow shoes.
"He played at UCLA."
"... the one who lied about his age."
"... in high school here in Vegas."
"How do you pronounce it? Shabaaazz? Shabaaahhhzz...
MINNEAPOLIS -- An overspent, frustrated Corey Brewer left the Twin Cities two and a half years ago.
According to the Timberwolves' newest swingman, it's a smarter, more prudent Brewer that'll return this season.
"I've learned what I can do and can't do," said Brewer, who signed Friday with the team that originally drafted him.
What the 6-foot-9, 185...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The sharp and savvy swing man, returning to a Target Center near you.
He hates being late. He keeps that California sun-bleached hair tidy. He speaks well, shoots well, and is coming back as part of the Timberwolves' revamped roster.
It wasn't a given that Chase Budinger would emerge from unrestricted free agency without requiring a new-home search somewhere...
That night in St. Louis Park still weighs heavily on Kevin Garnett's heart.
For all of the pains and tribulations the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise has endured since Garnett's departure for Boston, none, of course, compare to what struck the organization early in the morning on Saturday, May 20, 2000. It was then that teammate and fan favorite swingman Malik Sealy was...
A year after he crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons, newly hired Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd returns to court on Tuesday to answer drunken driving charges.
Kidd retired as an NBA player after last season and was hired to coach the Nets.
He was arrested on July 15, 2012. Southampton Town police say he smashed his Cadillac SUV into a telephone pole in the hamlet...
Over the weekend, former Louisville big man Gorgui Dieng singed his first NBA contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dieng was drafted by the Utah Jazz in the first round with the 21st pick, but was immediately traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, along with former UCLA star Shabazz Mohammad.
Dieng’s contract is reportedly for four years with the first two years being guaranteed...
Jason Kidd helped convince Kevin Garnett to waive his no-trade clause with the Boston Celtics.
“He’s a man of few words, but when he does say something, everyone listens,” Kidd said of Garnett. “My thing, my pitch was to have an opportunity to win a championship again and being able to not just win a championship, but teach these guys what it takes to win.”
Andrei Kirilenko's marriage contract, Chael Sonnen's contract demands, and Aaron Hernandez gets support from fellow players...