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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...

By Glenn Erby On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

NBA Investigated Nets’ Signing Of Andrei Kirilenko

The nerve of NBA owners thinking a star Russian basketball player is shady because he chose a mid level exception from a Russian billionaire owner over the tens of millions from another team. That was exactly the More...

By Glenn Erby On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Report: NBA Wants Knicks And Nets Owners To Stop Insulting Each Other

The Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are both vying to own New York, and the NBA supports such competition. The league would just prefer the competition between the two franchises be a bit more friendlier.  The New York More...

By Kel Dansby On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Jay-Z and Beyonce Attend Last Night’s Nets Game (Photos)

The first match up between the new Brooklyn Nets franchise and the New York Knicks lived up to its pregame hype. The game went into overtime and New York’s newest team came away with the victory, but the More...

By BSO Staff On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Nets Owner says he will get Married, no Prenup if Brooklyn doesn’t win Title

Since becoming majority owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Mikhail Prokhorov has been known to provide some very interesting quotes. From taking shots at the cross town rival New York Knicks, to promising a championship More...

By Glenn Erby On Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Calls Knicks New York’s Second Team

There is a lot of noise being talked in sports lately. It’s that feeling you get when you finally have a good team as a coach or player, or a good product as a owner. The New York Post is reporting that Nets More...

By Robert Littal On Monday, August 6th, 2012
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Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Plans to Rap at Jay Z’s Concert

No offense to the Knicks, but the Nets right now are the far more interesting team. It could be because they are new, with the added flavor of Jay Z, hot new logo and Billionaire owner who has admitted to flying More...

By Robert Littal On Monday, December 12th, 2011

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Running For President in Russia

I don’t care what any of you say, but Mikhail Prokhorov was definitely an enemy of Jack Bauer (24 Reference). The only reason I believe the soon to be Brooklyn Nets will be successful is because of Prokhorov, More...

By On Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Jay-Z Takes Over More Control of the Nets

In the NBA and NFL, many music entertainers have taken part into minority ownership of professional franchises.  Among the owners include: Nelly-Charlotte Bobcats, Usher-Cleveland Cavaliers, Jennifer Lopez/Marc More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
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The New Jersey Nets Master Plan..Wooo Dwight Howard to Brooklyn?

It is just a hunch but I think Deron Williams stays with the New Jersey Nets, soon to be the Brooklyn Bauers. For that to happen though, they are going to have to figure out how to lure at least one more superstar More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
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Report: Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Says Carmelo Anthony Deal is Off

This is being reported by NBA.com reporter David Aldridge via twitter. Aldrige also says the decision is final by Prokhorov.  If true that means the Nets have wasted at least six months trying to put together More...

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