The NBA background check on Mikhail Prokhorov was completed last month and found nothing to disqualify him as Nets owner. Still, France's detention of him on suspicion of prostitution keeps getting attention. A Moscow journalist looks into a reported French apology to Prokhorov but can't find any public record of one. Helmer also can't confirm Prokhorov hosted Vladimir Putin at his French Alpine chalet.
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