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Prokhorov Tells Adam Silver He Will "Maintain Control of Nets"

With speculation of Mikhail Prokhorov possibly wanting to sell the Nets spreading like wildfire, Prokhorov assured NBA Commissioner Adam Silver that he has every intention of remaining the owner of the Brooklyn Nets.NBA commish Adam silver said that Mikhail Prokhorov has told him directly he intends on maintaining control of Nets.— Mitchell Abramson (@nydnmabramson) November 6...
Via Nets Take Over
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd challenges Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov to one-on-one

TweetBrooklyn Nets billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov has been taking shots at his former employee Jason Kidd lately, even after Kidd left the Nets to coach the Milwaukee Bucks. Said Prokhorov before the Nets home opener Monday,” there is a nice proverb in English, ‘Don’t let the door hit you where the Good Lord has split you…. I think we shouldn’t get mad, I think we...
Via Los That Sports Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Vows To Get Even With Jason Kidd — On The Court

In hindsight, it takes a lot of, um, basketballs, to do what Jason Kidd did this past summer. Kidd, after completing just one season as Brooklyn Nets  head coach, ultimately decided he no longer wanted to be in Brooklyn. The club eventually acquiesced, trading Kidd to the Milwaukee Bucks for a pair of draft picks. Kidd had to know that sort of decision might upset Nets owner Mikhail...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets owner tosses epic quote at Jason Kidd

a href=””>Mikhail Prokhorov may be Russian, but that hasn’t stopped him from picking up on a few American sayings. In fact, he dropped one perfect one when talking about Jason Kidd. Prokhorov was in the house on Monday for his Nets’ home opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder and spoke for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Lets the Media Know How he Feels About Jason Kidd

  The media asked the Nest owner Mikhail Prokhorov how he felt about the departure of 1 year head coach Jason Kidd.  His response was epic.  Check out the Vine after the jump:   The accent is Bond-villian-esque.  The saying is hilarious.  This guy is just flat out awesome. The post Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Lets the Media Know How he Feels About Jason Kidd appeared...
Via Total Sports Blog
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Prokhorov says he will retain control of Nets

NEW YORK (AP) Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov says he will not give up control of the team and downplayed the club's money losses last season as ''not a big deal.'' Speaking Monday before the Nets' home opener, Prokhorov says he is willing to listen to offers to sell a minority share of the team but that nothing is imminent. Sprinkling humor among his...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Brooklyn Nets for sale?

The ownership groups of the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in “ongoing discussions” for a “combination of assets,” according to NetsDaily. Mikhail Prokhorov, majority owner of the Nets, would retain control of the team if the deal goes through with the Dodgers’ ownership group, Guggenheim Sports. Prokhorov would also be able to parlay some of his assets into...
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets set to pay record luxury tax bill for 2013-14 season

The Brooklyn Nets and owner Mikhail Prokhorov have never been shy about spending money, but this is a little crazy. On Wednesday the NBA released its audit of teams ahead of the start of the new fiscal year (which starts at midnight) and the Nets will pay a ridiculous, record luxury bill. According to Brian Windhorst, the Nets owe $90.57 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mikhail Prokhorov listening to offers for Nets

Mikhail Prokhorov has been listening to offers for the Brooklyn Nets following the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion. "Just listening so far," a league official with direct knowledge told Yahoo Sports. "They haven't indicated a desire or willingness to sell. …Nothing was initiated by [Prokhorov]." Prokhorov has been curious how much his stake...
Via RealGM
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov to move business back to Russia

PHOTO COURTESY: NJ.COM With the annexation of Crimea being one of the biggest topics around the world and getting more complicated by the day, why would anyone want to bring their business over to Russia? Maybe if you were a Russian billionaire, you would consider such a move; and that is exactly what Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov plans to do.  Now, the next question is, what impact...
Via New York Sports-Kings
March 24, 2014  |  2 Comments

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