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Prokhorov Proves It's Still Stern's Game

David Stern didn't get a reputation as sports' most effective commissioner by sitting on his laurels. As SI's Alexander Wolff points out, Stern seizes opportunities wherever and whenever he can find them, particularly overseas, and counters threats quite well. When Stern fulsomely praised the Nets' sale to Mikhail Prokhorov in the Nets' own press release, it signaled the NBA welcomes foreign investors ... on his terms.