NBA: Nets’ Mikhail Prokhorov Pens Open Letter on Lessons He Learned; #1 “Some Things Money Can’t Buy”

Mikhail Prokhorov is embarking on his sixth year as the owner of the Brooklyn Nets.  This season they’ve fired both the coach Lionel Hollins and general manager Billy King, as they look for a fresh start.  Reflecting over his past mistakes, Prokhorov wrote an open letter to the fans expressing the eight lessons he learned.  One of them was extremely important, the billionaire learned that money can’t buy everything, including his attempt to practically spend his way to an NBA championship.


NBA: Nets Fire Coach & GM; Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Hopes They’ll Be a Championship Contender Next Season

The Brooklyn Nets are a total mess right now and their owner is a bit on the delusional side.  On Sunday it was announced that coach Lionel Hollins and general manager Billy King were fired amongst others and almost all of the firings were learned via news release.  For a while it was unclear who was even in charge in Brooklyn.  Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov made his first public remarks and they were a doozy.


NBA: Mikhail Prokhorov Backtracks on Promise to Get Married if Nets Don’t Win a Championship

Mikhail Prokhorov set a five-year maximum for a championship when he bought the Nets in 2010.  He even pledged to get married if his team didn’t win a title in that span.  He went all out in 2012 trying to build a championship team but just ended up with the most expensive payroll + luxury tax in NBA history.  And now it’s been five years and all Brooklyn has to show for their efforts is winning one playoff series.  So what about the Prokhorov’s pledge?


NBA: Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Says He’ll Spend More Than Every Team If He Has To

Russian billionaire and Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov held a press conference on Wednesday prior to the Nets game against the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center.  Prokhorov reiterated that he is not selling the Nets but did admit he has been approached by 10 individuals interested in purchasing a minority share in the team.


NBA: Mikhail Prokhorov No Longer Working With Bank to Sell the Brooklyn Nets

Mikhail Prokhorov was reportedly working with a bank to sell the Brooklyn Nets but it hasn’t netted any big offers like the $2 billion Steve Ballmer put up for the Los Angeles Clippers so Prokhorov has ended the deal.


NBA: Mikhail Prokhorov Reportedly Looking to Sell the Brooklyn Nets!

Mikhail Prokhorov went all out to the tune of $144 million to try and win an NBA championship in the 2013-14 season and now he’s reportedly done with his new venture.  The Brooklyn Nets are for sale.


NBA: The Woman That Owns Nets.com Is 69-Years Old & Wants $5 Million For It!

If you click on Nets.com the link does not take you to the website of the Brooklyn Nets, instead it leads you to an Ebay listing where you can bid on the domain name.  To add insult to injury the picture used is of Mark Cuban holding the Mavericks 2011 Championship trophy.


NBA: BOSS! Check Out Mikhail Prokhorov’s Response to Losing $144 Million On the Nets!

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov went all out on the Brooklyn Nets last season as he attempted to win the championship title.  Unfortunately the Nets fell short and lost in the Eastern Conference semi-finals to the Miami Heat.  In the process Prokhorov set an NBA record by spending $144 million including the luxury tax for going over the cap.  So what did he have to say about that?  He answered in true boss mode.


NBA: Jason Kidd Challenges Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov to a Game of One-on-One

On Monday night during the Brooklyn’s Nets home opener, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov had some pretty harsh words for former head coach Jason Kidd.  Things obviously didn’t end on good terms since Kidd demanded more money and power then abruptly left to coach to the Milwaukee Bucks when the power play didn’t work.  Prokhorov’s words got back to Kidd and this is what he had to say.


NBA: Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Goes IN On Jason Kidd

At the end of a fairly successful season, it was surprising that Kidd abruptly left his post as the coach of the Nets and took on the Milwaukee Bucks coaching job. In a recent interview, Prokhorov made it known that the Nets weren’t sorry to see Kidd go and even made some interesting remarks. Hit the jump for details.


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