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Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Was Implicated In The Russian Olympic Doping Scandal

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has apparently found himself wrapped up in the Russian Olympic doping scandal. According to reports, a whistleblower into the investigation that led to the… 335 more words

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A Taiwanese Billionaire Is Reportedly Buying 49 Percent Of The Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have a new, very wealthy member of its ownership group.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe reported on Friday that a minority stake in the NBA franchise will be bought out by Chinese e-commerce mogul Joseph Tsai, co-founder of the website Alibaba. 221 more words

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Mikhail Prokhorov Will Never Get $2 Billion For the Brooklyn Nets Without Throwing in the Barclays Center

Mikhail Prokhorov, the owner of the Brooklyn Nets, wants to sell the team. His original plan was to sell a minority share – up to 49% – and then eventually the entire thing, but apparently no one wants a piece of D’Angelo Russell’s team. 214 more words

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Russia's search for a fake presidential candidate is unearthing its rampant sexism instead

Every presidential election cycle, the Kremlin goes through a long charade of finding an opposition candidate who seems plausible enough to make the election look at least a trifle genuine. 527 more words

Stephen Colbert Visited Mikhail Prokhorov's Insane Home In Russia

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is celebrating Russia Week and on Thursday night they ran a segment where Colbert visited the home of Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov in Russia. 118 more words

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Brooklyn Nets Owner Prokhorov Says He's Selling 49 Percent Stake

MOSCOW (CBSNewYork/AP)Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has told Russian media he’s selling a 49 percent stake in the NBA club.

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