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NBA To Open Russia Office, Work With Prokhorov

If anyone has any doubt the NBA Board of Governors will approve Mikhail Prokhorov, note this: the league is opening an office in Russia. "We are waiting for the Prokhorov deal to be completed because we want to work with him," Heidi Ueberroth, president of NBA International, told Sports Business Journal. Russia is an important market for several NBA sponsors and Prokhorov gives the league an opening.