Found February 22, 2012 on Dunson Checks In:
As we all know Mikhail Prokhorov is the billionaire mogul, KGB-connected, Russian Presidential candidate/majority owner of the New Jersey-Brooklyn Nets. One of his co-owners is rap legend Shawn Carter aka Jay-Z aka Jigga aka HOVA. To put it simply they both wear a lot of hats. In recent years, Jay-Z has become more of a” business man, not a business,

Mikhail Prokhorov is the best rapping Russian owner in the NBA apparently

So far as I know he’s the only, but that still makes him the best. I think we can safely say that after watching Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov try his hand at rapping, or something approximating rap, it’s no big surprise that the Russian rap scene never really took off.  I don’t know what is more evident while he’s dropping his rhymes—his whiteness or his Russian...

MarShon Brooks keeps improving, leads Nets with 24 points

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Nets F Humphries out Wednesday with calf strain

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WATCH: Nets owner Prokhorov raps in video in bid for Russian presidency

MOSCOW — Just over a week before Russia’s presidential election, billionaire candidate Mikhail Prokhorov’s rapping skills have made him an Internet star. Prokhorov, who shares ownership of the New Jersey Nets basketball team with U.S. rapper Jay-Z, took to the microphone on a Russian television show two weeks...

Anthony Morrow on 3-point contest

Greetings- I spoke late last week with New Jersey Nets guard and former Georgia Tech star Anthony Morrow, primarily about his selection to the 3-point contest at the NBA All-Star game this weekend in Orlando. You may know that Morrow was undrafted out of Tech and made the Golden State Warriors roster in 2008 as a rookie free agent. He scored 37 points in his first start – the most...

Nets' Williams to have foot surgery

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Shawne Williams Medical Update

NETS F Shawne Williams will undergo surgery on February 22 to remove a bone fragment from his left foot, Nets GM Billy King announced. The surgery will be performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan by foot specialist Dr. Martin O'Malley.

Nets' Shawne Williams to undergo foot operation

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Nets forward Shawne Williams will undergo surgery on Wednesday to remove a bone fragment from his left foot.

Nets keep dreaming of Dwight

Visitors to the Nets’ website yesterday were greeted with a picture of Deron Williams and Dwight Howard. The image of the two superstars was being used to promote tonight’s game, the only time the Magic will play at Prudential Center this season and the Nets’ final game before the...

Nets' Williams has surgery on fractured left foot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Nets forward Shawne Williams had surgery to repair an old fracture and remove two small bone fragments in his left foot Wednesday. He will miss the rest of the season.

Lin has sympathy for Humphries

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