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Russian Official Confirms Two Presidents Talked Nets

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Russian President Medvedev's press secretary confirms Russian and American presidents discussed the Nets when they met last week at the UN. Natalya Timakova told Russian news agency TASS, "Medvedev told Obama among other things about Russian businessman [Mikhail] Prokhorov's intention to acquire the New Jersey Nets". Devin Harris says the Prokhorov deal gives the Nets "a little more direction."