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Mikhail Prokhorov

  1. Mikhail Prokhorov video: Nets will win championship within five years

    May 18, 2010, 11:10 AM EST

    Mikhail Prokhorov is a confident man. Also, an insanely rich man. Combine those two and you get a guy that says everything a Nets fan could hope to hear in a low-tech video message to Nets fans just released. Prokhorov promises a truly international team that will make the playoffs next year and win a…

  2. Can the Nets make a splashy coach hire?

    May 14, 2010, 11:04 AM EST

    Mikhail Prokhorov wants to make an entrance. The new New Jersey Nets owner will as the tallest representative at the draft lottery next Tuesday (well, unless the Clippers decide to send Chris Kaman, which has the potential for high comedy, so I hope they do). But he also reportedly wants to make a coaching splash…

  3. Nets start coaching search with Avery Johnson

    May 13, 2010, 8:24 AM EST

    Nets president Rod Thorn has been waiting. The Nets need a coach, ideally before the draft, to start setting the new direction for the team. Thorn had done his homework but didn’t make any calls until new owner Mikhail Prokhorov was in place — which is the biggest key for the franchise to take a…

  4. It's finally official, Mikhail Prokhorov owns the New Jersey Nets

    May 11, 2010, 6:04 PM EST

    It’s the dream of fans of so many struggling NBA teams — start the rebuilding plan by getting a new owner. An insanely rich one willing to spend. In New Jersey, step one is complete — the NBA Board of Governors has approved Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov as the owner of the New Jersey Nets.…

  5. Good sign for Nets: Prokhorov's last team was a big winner

    Apr 27, 2010, 11:45 AM EST

    Mikhail Prokhorov’s office is bigger and more expensively furnished than your entire apartment. His secretary is eye catching. Frankly, you’d move into his office if you could. That is the first thing you’ll take away from a New York Times story on the soon-to-be Nets owner (and you get that just from the picture). The…

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