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."
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