In an interview with Russian TV, Andrei Kirilenko treats rumors of Mikhail Prokhorov's interest in the Nets as fact and says "I'm pretty sure he can turn New Jersey Nets into a contender". Kirilenko says he knows Prokhorov "very well" describes him as a "huge fan of basketball". The Russian star notes Prokhorov turned CSKA Moscow into "the best team in Europe" and his goal is to help the Nets "do the same thing".
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