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MIKHAIL PROKHOROV RUMORS

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...
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

Mikhail Prokhorov says 5-year-championship plan based on Vladimir Lenin’s plan

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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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

NJ Nets would vote for Prokhorov, if they could

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  |  Discuss
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