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MIKHAIL PROKHOROV RUMORS

Jogger stumbles upon skeleton wearing Nets hat in NY park

No, really. What the hell is this. Kate Steciw was going out for a jog at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Wednesday when she came across a scene that would be absolutely terrifying in a horror movie and only slightly less eerie outside of one. There, standing up on a display behind a fence, was what looks like a human skeleton. Standing Up. Clothed. With a Brooklyn Nets’ hat on its...
Via Next Impulse Sports
25 days ago  |  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

Prokhorov, Russians “done” with Jason Kidd as Nets coach

Photo Credit: AP Just a couple of hours ago, a story emerged out of nowhere that Nets coach Jason Kidd made a power play with the team, demanding a front office position. When the team declined, the Milwaukee Bucks requested and were granted permission to speak with Kidd about a position in their organization. As the story unfolds throughout the night, another detail has emerged...
Via New York Sports-Kings
June 29, 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...
Via RealGM
June 14, 2014  |  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
March 24, 2014  |  2 Comments
ONE RING OR ANOTHER

Prok may punish self with marriage

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. 

Via That NBA Lottery Pick
October 30, 2012  |  1 Comment

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
GOTTA SUPPORT THE TEAM

Nets owner defends Humphries on Kanye jab

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.

Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
April 15, 2012  |  1 Comment
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