Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/23/12
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Mikhail Prokhorov cut the ribbon to open the new home of the Brooklyn Nets, the Barclays Center, on Friday. Within minutes, Prokhorov also told reporters that he expects his team to start winning soon -- and big. "We are on the right way, and I'm expecting our championship within three years," he said. Prokhorov bought the former New Jersey Nets in 2009 and has since put a lot of work into building a winning team and producing a profitable organization. He moved the team to Brooklyn this offseason. Brooklyn didn't land the NBA's top trade piece, Dwight Howard, this offseason,...

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