Originally written on That NBA Lottery Pick  |  Last updated 11/8/14
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The 2012 NBA season hasn't even started yet but it appears that the Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has already talking trash about the New York Knicks.

Here is the info from the folks over at Politics on the Hudson about the Knicks diss last week:
On Good Day NY with Rosanna Scotto this morning, she asked the Russian billionaire if the Nets are ready to take on the Knicks.

“Excuse me, what is the name?” he said with a straight face (poking fun at Knicks owner James Dolan). “Ah, Knicks. I’ve heard about this second team in New York.”

I think we’re getting to where we will have an epic rivalry in New York City. It will be great for the fans, for the basketball,” he said.
Below is the full video of the interview, the diss comes at the 6 minute mark:

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