MIKHAIL PROKHOROV RUMORS

How far can the Nets go in the playoffs?

The Brooklyn Nets turned heads when the calender struck January 1st and are starting to look like the team Mikhail Prokhorov bargained for. But one question still remains: is this team still a legitimate title contender? The Nets utilize an offense that few teams in the NBA can defend. A mix between small ball and long ball. A backcourt made up of two big point guards in Deron Williams...
Via KC Sports Ninja
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch out for the surging Brooklyn Nets

(Credit: ESPN) When Jay Z, Mikhail Prokhorov and company moved the Nets to Brooklyn, they promised to make the Nets contenders. They rebranded and provided a spark the team wasn’t able to muster in New Jersey. They finished fourth in the Eastern Conference in their first season, improved the roster in the offseason to try to make a postseason run, and hired Jason Kidd to be their...
Via Pass The Pill
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Not In Process Of Becoming Russian-Based

Mikhail Prokhorov backed away from his claim that the NBA had given him permission to make the Brooklyn Nets a Russian-based company without admitting that he had ever made it. His company, Onexim Sports and Entertainment, issued a statement that described how during preliminary discussions with the NBA in the spring of 2013, the league “indicated its willingness to work with us...
Via RealGM
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Owner Says Team Will Be Run According To Russian Law

The Brooklyn Nets majority owner, Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, recently announced his plans to move his businesses to his native county…including the basketball club. “A Russian company will own the basketball club,” Prokhorov said Monday, according to the Reuters news agency. “This (move) does not violate any NBA rules and I will bring it (under Russian jurisdiction...
Via BlackSportsOnline
26 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  2 Comments

Nets owner to move company to Russia, hasn’t told NBA

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said on Monday he planned to relocate his company that runs the Brooklyn Nets basketball team to Russia, in keeping with the Kremlin’s call on Russian businessmen to repatriate their assets to help combat new US sanctions. The United States and European Union have imposed visa bans and asset freezes on officials and businessmen believed to be close...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikhail Prokhorov says 5-year-championship plan based on Vladimir Lenin’s plan

It’s not often that we get to talk about Russian revolution Vladimir Lenin on this website but when his spirit is invoked by current Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov, it needs to be known why. Recently, Mikhail spoke with Yes Network’s Sarah Kustok about his team’s current state and she asked him where he came up with the five-year championship plan which is how Mr. Lenin...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikhail Prokhorov: If the Nets don’t win a title I’ll punish myself by getting married

Brooklyn Nets fans who are expecting big things from their team in the post-New Jersey era can rest assured knowing that the team’s owner feels the same. Mikhail Prokhorov expects the Nets to win a championship in the very near future. The Nets owner has vowed to deliver for the fans since he took over more than two years ago, and he took it a step further during a recent interview...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2012  |  1 Comment
THE CITY IS MINE

Prok calls Knicks NYC’s second team

The battle for hoops supremacy in New York is already underway, with the Nets eccentric owner taking the first jabs at his new inter-borough rivals. 

Via The Victory Formation
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss
UNIFIED STEADY FLOW

Nets owner says he will rap with Jay-Z

When the Nets open their new stadium this fall, Jay-Z will not be the only part-owner of the Nets rapping on stage. 

Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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