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Mikhail Prokhorov is declining to answer questions about important people's job performances

Billy King has been the Nets' general manager since 2010. Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports Debby Wong-USA TODAY SportsThe Nets are just 3-11 on the season and might be looking at a couple more losses in the face, getting ready to face the Thunder and then the Cavaliers on the road. So, with 3-13 seeming inevitable, you have to wonder about the fate of guys like the coach, Lionel Hollins...
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Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov: 'We had an excellent offseason'

Prokhorov is getting ready for maybe his worst season as Nets owner. Jim O'Connor USA TODAY SportsMikhail Prokhorov once promised that he'd get married if the Nets didn't win a championship within his first five years of owning the team. Now, as we enter year six, neither the Nets nor their owner has a ring. Disappointment all around.Except Prokhorov isn't all too disappointed with...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Puts On Bizarre Skills Clinic

So let's pretend you're a billionaire owner of a basketball franchise looking to prove you're just one of the guys. How do you do it? Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov shows team weird pushup exercises (VIDEO)

Before his life as an NBA team owner, Mikhail Prokhorov was known as a pretty decent ballplayer on the court. So when the Brooklyn Nets owner showed up to the team's practice Wednesday, he didn't just stand around scratching his chin. Instead, the Russian billionaire joined in on the workout — introducing the players to some mildly strange, new pushup drills. This is an...
Via The Other Paper
October 01, 2015  |  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

Watch Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov do weirdest pushups you'll ever see

Day two of Nets training camp meant an appearance from Brooklyn owner Mikhail Prokhorov. Because of the scheduled visit, Devin Kharpertian of The Brooklyn Game made a prediction: "It’s no secret that Prokhorov is working on a deal with Forest City Ratner to retain 100% ownership of the team, so he’ll assuredly be in town working on that. But knowing Prokhorov, I’d bet he...
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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...
January 13, 2015  |  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...
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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,” 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

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...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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