Nets victories on court are few and far between. The victories off court are piling up. David Stern said Thursday Mikhail Prokhorov has survived the NBA's background check. "There was nothing that was disclosed that would cause us not to move forward with his application," said Stern. Next up: an investigation of his financial status. That should be no problem. The NBA is expected to vote on Nets' transfter next month.
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- Stern takes global initiatives all the way to UN - Ian Thomsen - Sports Illustrated