He listened intently as Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek gave him the tour of "The Rock", ducked under low ceilings at the arena's Fire Lounge, tried out a courtside seat, then traded jump shots with Mayor Cory Booker, going 1-for-9 from deep.
Just another whirlwind tour between Gulfstream hops on the New York-Moscow route (with a side tour of the NBA Finals in Boston) for Mikhail Prokhorov. Shows what you can do in 36 hours.
He also took some questions about basketball, calling his new coach a "killer", admitting a "dynasty" needs more than one superstar, and still declining to say which, if any, Russian executive would join Rod Thorn in the front office. And just like that, he was gone, headed back to Moscow non-stop.
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- Photo Gallery: Prokhorov tours Prudential Center - Andrew Mills - Star-Ledger
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- New Nets owner impressed on first visit to Prudential Center - John Brennan - The Record
- Nets Owner and Newark Mayor Throw Plenty of Bricks - Ken Belson - New York Times
Devils and Nets begin a Jersey tradition: The Share House - Joe Favorito - New Jersey Newsroom
NETS Photo Gallery: Prokhorov Visits the Rock - New Jersey Nets