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In First Interview, Prokhorov Emphasizes Russian Angle

In his first interview since agreeing to buy the Nets and part of Barclays Center, Mikhail Prokhorov told Russia Today that he expects to bring NBA training methods home to help Russian hoopsters develop, just as the Russian owners of British soccer teams have brought home their teams' skills to young soccer players. Prokhorov promised to spend $10 - $20 million to train Russian players.