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Report: Jason Kidd at odds with Bucks ownership over personnel power

Is Jason Kidd having some issues with ownership in his second job, too? The Bucks coach is reportedly at odds with ownership, according to the Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, with the team’s ownership group reportedly vetoing a “massive deal” with New Orleans that Kidd had put together. “At last week’s trade deadline, Kidd tried to engineer a massive deal with New Orleans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Nets unlikely to trade Joe Johnson

The approach of the NBA trade deadline means it’s time for Joe Johnson of the Brooklyn Nets to step back into the spotlight. Now 34 years old and boasting one of the league’s biggest contracts, Johnson seems destined to remain in trade chatter until his career ends. This year the rumblings are especially intriguing, though, because the Nets just cleaned shop in the front office...
Via The Sports Daily
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

A five-step plan to fix the Nets

With limited draft assets, a middling roster without much upside and no vision for the future, it's hard to imagine the Brooklyn Nets becoming relevant anytime in the near future. In short, the Nets are a mess. So this being the internet and all, we took a stab at a 5-step plan to get this franchise back on track. Step 1: Identify whether Brook Lopez is a player you can (realistically...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Calipari would want 10-year, $120M NBA contract

John Calipari has repeatedly said he plans on staying at Kentucky. However, he apparently could be lured to the NBA — for the right price. Calipari’s name has been floated for NBA head coach vacancies countless times, and after the Brooklyn Nets fired head coach Lionel Hollins over the weekend, Calipari’s name resurfaced. Yahoo! Sports reported early Monday morning that...
Via NESN.com
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Mikhail Prokhorov takes working out to the next level at Nets training camp (video)

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov can be classified as a hands-on owner. The billionaire Russian oligarch is not only heavily involved in the team’s day-to-day operations, but he also makes sure the Nets players are training hard, apparently. The Nets finished the 2014-15 season with an underwhelming 38-44 record, and Prokhorov wants to make sure they take the necessary steps...
Via The Sports Daily
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Taking Offers; Sale Of Team Not Imminent

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mikhail Prokhorov is still open to offers for the Brooklyn Nets, but a spokesperson for the Russian billionaire said Tuesday no sale is imminent. “As we have said for many months, ownership is always open to listening to offers — that’s just good business,” Ellen Pinchuk said in a statement. “There is nothing imminent...
Via NESN.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nets owner tosses epic quote at Jason Kidd

a href=”http://larrybrownsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Mikhail-Prokhorov-Nets.jpg”>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
November 03, 2014  |  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” in a potential sale of the team, according to NetsDaily. Mikhail Prokhorov, the majority owner of the Nets, would retain control of the team if the deal goes through with the Dodgers’ ownership group, Guggenheim Sports, NetsDaily reports, and...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Rumors and Rants
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 in the Nets and Barclays...
Via RealGM
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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