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Nets Launch Russian Website

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Taking advantage of Mikhail Prokhorov's high profile on both sides of the Atlantic, the Nets have launched a Russian language website, appropriately named NetsRussia.com.  The site is not fully up, only a front page with the team photo in Red Square and the words, "Welcome to Nets Basketball", laid out in Cyrillic. 

The Nets have attracted a lot of attention in Russia since Prokhorov purchased the team, particularly this week with the boss attending three Nets home games. 

Meanwhile, Prokhorov hosted a reception for the New York launch of his Snob Magazine in one of Manhattan's trendier spots with many of his top managers, including Avery Johnson, on hand.