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The Coach Who Knows Prokhorov

Ettore Messina probably knows Mikhail Prokhorov better than anyone in basketball. For four years, he coached CSKA Moscow, the last team the Russian owned. Twice, with a budget that rivaled NBA teams, Messina won the Euroleague championship. He tells the Times' Harvey Araton what it was like to work for Prokhorov..."The guy has a way about him, a vision."