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MIKHAIL PROKHOROV RUMORS

Prokhorov Opposed To Nets Trading Away Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young

Mikhail Prokhorov is opposed to the Brooklyn Nets trading away either Brook Lopez or Thaddeus Young. Both Lopez and Young re-signed with the Nets last offseason. Lopez and Young represent the Nets' most tradeable assets outside of Rondae Hollis-Jefferson. The Nets are searching for a new general manager.
Via RealGM
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Johnson banks in buzzer-beater, Mikhail Prokhorov goes bonkers

Joe Johnson banked in a crazy buzzer-beating three, to give the Brooklyn Nets a 105-104 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night at Barclays Center: Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov very much enjoyed Johnson’s game-winner: #Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov with the reaction of the year. #NETSonYEShttps://t.co/5c1EjJt4Zk — YES Network (@YESNetwork) February 9, 2016 Who did celebrating...
Via The Comeback
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nets To Begin Interviewing GM Candidates On Monday

The Brooklyn Nets will begin interviewing general manager candidates on Monday. Mikhail Prokhorov will be in attendance, as will the other members of the team's GM search committee: Nets chairman of the board of directors Dmitry Razumov, trusted Russian basketball confidant Sergey Kushchenko, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Brett Yormark and president of ONEXIM Sports...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikhail Prokhorov wanted his Nets to overtake the Knicks. Instead, they became them.

Mikhail Prokhorov is looking to re-boot the Brooklyn Nets. Again. “Frankly speaking, I deserve championship now much more than six years ago,” Prokhorov told the assembled media in Brooklyn on Monday. “I think we have been really bold, and we did our best in order to reach championship. I still believe with some luck our results might have been more promising.” “I’m...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  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

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

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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