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Stern: Background Check To Take "A Few Months at Most"

The NBA's background check of Mikhail Prokhorov is already underway and says David Stern, such checks get done quickly. "It takes a few months at the most," he told the BBC in London. Speaking again about foreign investment in NBA clubs, Stern said it would be "jingoistic" not to accept foreign owners. "What I continue to see as a trend is a global flow of investment into sport properties," says Stern.