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In a recent interview with the NY Post, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said if the Nets don't win a title in the next three seasons, he will tie the knot as a means of discipline.
When Mikhail Prokhorov bought the Nets, he immediately unveiled his aggressive plan to win at least on championship in the first five years of his ownership.
This is year three in Prokhorov’s reign and there is still no championship. But after an offseason that included re-signing Deron Williams and adding Joe Johnson, players are beginning to believe that a championship is near...
Brooklyn's new home team is understandably amped about its debut on Thursday, when the Nets and Knicks are due to tip off at the Barclays Center. That debut could be complicated, though, if fans do not have a way to get there.
Hurricane Sandy's aftermath left nearly all travel avenues in New York City devastated, with all public transportation and almost...
Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov will punish himself with marriage if Nets don't win title soon.
Q: Is marriage something you would consider some day?
A: I have said that if the Nets don’t...
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Those crazy Russian oligarchs. They are such jokesters.
Mikhail Prokhorov, the absurdly wealthy owner of the Brooklyn Nets, is an interesting fellow. He famously declared two years ago that the Nets would win and NBA title within five years, and despite bolstering the roster by adding Joe Johnson to a core of Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Gerald Wallace during the offseason, the...
The internet has been very good at painting New Jersey Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov as a bit of a goofball or a cartoon character. His most recent interview with the New York Post has done nothing to quell this suspiscion or stereotype. Here is a direct quote from the interview.“Q: Is marriage something you would consider some day?A: I have said that if the Nets don’t...
The Brooklyn Nets regular season debut in their spanking new arena is in jeopardy because of superstorm Sandy which wreaked destruction on most of the eastern seaboard.
The Nets were set to host the New York Knicks in their new cross-city rivalry on Thursday at the Barclays Center but the league is considering postponing the game while New York City picks up the pieces of the devastating...
Brooklyn Nets All-Star Deron Williams said Saturday that Raymond Felton is a better playmaker than the point guard he replaced in New York, Jeremy Lin.
Lin outplayed Williams last Feb. 4 in a stunning performance off the bench, starting a phenomenon that became known as Linsanity. But the Knicks opted not to match the $25.1 million deal Lin signed with Houston, having already completed...
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Knicks vs. Nets Player Preview
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