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By Glenn Erby On Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Nets Owner To Pay Models $20K To Attend Weekend-Long 50th Birthday Party

You only turn 50 once, and Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov will do in style, hiring a bunch of pretty models to spend a whole week celebrating his birthday according to Page Six. The oligarch’s birthday More...

By Belal Abdel On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Report: Nets Already Thinking About Firing Lionel Hollins

I can’t say this is surprising. The Brooklyn Nets have basically been in a free-fall since moving back to New York. Mikhail Prokhorov is looking for potential buyers for the team, the franchise is capped More...

By Belal Abdel On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Report: Prokhorov Looking to Sell Nets

Can’t say we didn’t see this one coming. It was only five years ago that Mikhail Prokhorov, Russian billionaire and maybe-Bond villain, doled out $220 million for 80% ownership in the then-New Jersey More...

By Mark Gunnels On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Jason Kidd Challenges Nets Owner To 1-on-1

Ever since Jason Kidd bolted Brooklyn for Milwaukee, there’s been some tension between him and Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov. The Russian owner was asked about Kidd’s departure recently.  “I think More...

By BSO Staff On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Prokhorov To Kidd: “Don’t Let The Door Hit You Where The Good Lord Spilt You” (Video)

When it comes to owners speaking up and saying what’s on there minds Mikhail Prokhorov has joined the ranks of Mark Cuban and James Dolan. When questioned about Jason Kidd departure from the Brooklyn Nets Prokhorov More...

By BSO Staff On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Bruce Ratner To Sell Majority Stake of Barclays Center

Bruce Ratner the former Nets majority owner who still has a piece of the team is still trying to unload his 55 percent share of the arena, reports the Sports Business Journal. “The venue ranks as the most popular More...

By Mark Gunnels On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Nets GM Says Owner Isn’t Selling Team

The Russian Billionaire isn’t selling the Nets after all. Well, that’s if you believe general manager Billy King. Billy King on Mikhail Prokhorov: "He's not selling." — Stefan Bondy More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Report: Mikhail Prokhorov Looking To Sell Nets

It seems Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has had enough of the NBA, and is looking to cash out. Earlier Thursday, reports surfaced of Prokhorov’s talks with the Guggenheim Sports and Entertainment Assets More...

By Glenn Erby On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Report: Nets Projected To Take $144M Loss In 13-14

  Lost in the Jason Kidd coaching fiasco is the enormous financial loss the Brooklyn Nets have suffered in the wake of trying to build a championship contender. Zach Lowe of Grantland is reporting that the Nets More...

By Glenn Erby On Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Report: Mikhail Prokhorov Listening To Offers For Nets

The Sterling family’s sell of the Clippers for $2 billion seems to have some NBA owners interested in knowing the value of their franchises. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that Brooklyn Nets More...

By Greg Smith On Monday, May 5th, 2014

Nets.com Redirects to Heat.com

  All season long, Nets.com has redirected to something other than the latest news and stats for the Brooklyn Nets. At one point, the site referenced Mikhail Prokhorov’s war of words with Mark Cuban, More...

By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Nets Owner Says Team Will Be Run According To Russian Law

The Brooklyn Nets majority owner, Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, recently announced his plans to move his businesses to his native county…including the basketball club. “A Russian company will own More...

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