Prokhorov meets Williams, believes Nets will win

Associated Press  |  Last updated April 10, 2012
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New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has met with Deron Williams to discuss his future with the NBA team, but the Russian tycoon refused to say whether the All-Star guard gave any indication whether he would opt out of his contract after this season. Prokhorov said both men have a tremendous desire to win which is something the Nets did not do enough this season. They are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the fifth straight season. In a wide-ranging interview after he toured the nearly completed Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Prokhorov said the Nets are like his building, a work under construction. He said the arena will be one of the best in the world, and his team will win an NBA title when complete.
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