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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.

The Russian billionaire… 179 more words

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How The Nets Dodged A Major Bullet When They Couldn't Land Phil Jackson In Brooklyn

It was a little more than four years ago when Brooklyn Nets head coach, Avery Johnson, was dismissed after 28 games and replaced by his assistant, P.J. 666 more words

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