This year’s version of the Brooklyn Nets is costing Russian owner Mikhail Prokhorov roughly 8 kajillion dollars in luxury tax penalties, and what has it gotten him? A 3-7 record, Kevin Garnett’s corpse, and Jason Kidd — which is really just a fancy name for “Lawrence Frank’s Puppet”. In the final minute of an embarrassing home loss to the (surprisingly 9-2) Portland Trailblazers...
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...
Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov arrived at his team’s home opener Friday night in Brooklyn armed with a new catch-phrase: “Aiming for Amazing.”
It’s unclear whether the Russian billionaire was aware “Amazing” is already associated in these parts with a certain baseball team in Queens that hasn’t been so amazing in recent years.
Nonetheless, you get the idea Prokhorov...
When Nets general manager Billy King alerted owner Mikhail Prokhorov the team could potentially get both Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in a trade with the Celtics, Prokhorov’s response was swift.
“Hell yes,” Prokhorov said with a smile in an interview with the YES Network that aired at halftime of the Nets’ 101-100 victory over the Heat in Brooklyn on Friday night.
ONE RING OR ANOTHER
In a recent interview with the NY Post, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said if the Nets don't win a title in the next three seasons, he will tie the knot as a means of discipline.
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...
THE CITY IS MINE
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.
UNIFIED STEADY FLOW
When the Nets open their new stadium this fall, Jay-Z will not be the only part-owner of the Nets rapping on stage.
GOTTA SUPPORT THE TEAM
Mikhail Prokhorov backed up his player after a diss in a Kanye West song claimed Humphries was lucky Jay-Z didn't cut him from the team.
New Jersey coach Avery Johnson has been around Mikhail Prokhorov enough to know the billionaire owner of the Nets' NBA franchise has the leadership skills to be the next president of Russia.
Prokhorov announced Monday that he would run against Vladimir Putin in March's presidential election, another sign of the growing discontent with Putin after 12 years in political power...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2011