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  1. Could Karasev thrive in Brooklyn?

    Joe Kaiser

    Drafted No. 19 overall last June, promising Russian shooting guard Sergey Karasev had little impact in his first season in the NBA while playing on the lottery-bound Cavaliers. Has his star dimmed or is the future still bright for Karasev as he joins...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  2. Mikhail Prokhorov denies interest in selling Brooklyn Nets

    Mike Mazzeo

    Russian billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov says he has no interest in selling the Brooklyn Nets, but a league source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com that Prokhorov is open to listening to offers for the team from potential buyers.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2014
  3. Will Jazz draft the another AK?

    Nick Borges

    The Utah Jazz drafted a Russian forward by the name of Andrei Kirilenko back in 1999 with the No. 24 selection in the first round. Fast forward to 2014 and once again they may take a Russian big man with the initials A.K. in the June 26 draft. The 20...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  4. Brooklyn Nets owner looks to move company to Russia

    The Russian owner of the Brooklyn Nets says he is moving ahead with plans to transfer the NBA team's ownership company to Russia.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  5. Buzz That Was -- Portland Trail Blazers Damian Lillard books busy...

    D'Arcy Maine

    We can't wait to see Damian Lillard take on five different events on All-Star weekend. Meanwhile, in Vladimir Putin news, the Russian president sinks to new levels of cluelessness by trotting out the fake lesbians of t.A.T.u. at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  6. Luke Babbitt's deal with Pelicans

    Nick Borges

    Forward Luke Babbitt will sign a two-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, reports Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com BC Nizhny Novgorod was initially not going to let him out of his contract with the Russian team, but that has been settled with a b...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  7. Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov -- Atmosphere remains 'posi...

    Mark Woods

    Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov remains convinced his expensive investment in the NBA remains money well spent in the short- and long-term.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  8. Notes: Mozgov gets minutes vs. Knicks

    Paul Willis

    DENVER -- Some New York Knicks fans were disappointed when center Timofey Mozgov was included as part of the Carmelo Anthony trade in February 2011. The 7-foot-1 Russian has done nothing to make the Knicks regret his inclusion, though, mostly toiling...

    Blog | November 30, 2013
  9. Sources: Ownership backs Kidd

    Ohm Youngmisuk and Marc Stein

    NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets' slide has reached five straight defeats, but rookie coach Jason Kidd continues to have the support of the team's Russian ownership, according to league sources. Playing without the injured Deron Williams, Brook Lopez...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  10. Jason Kidd has support of Brooklyn Nets' ownership despite early ...

    Ohm Youngmisuk and Marc Stein

    The Brooklyn Nets' slide has reached five straight defeats, but rookie coach Jason Kidd continues to have the support of the team's Russian ownership, according to league sources.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2013
  11. 2013 NBA Draft - Sergey Karasev struggles in Vegas

    Chad Ford

    After impressing everyone at the Nike Hoop Summit, Russian prospect Sergey Karasev couldn't keep his momentum rolling at NBA draft workouts in Las Vegas. Chad Ford reports on Karasev and the rest of the draft prospects' performances in the desert.

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  12. Andrei Kirilenko of Minnesota Timberwolves taking time off from R...

    Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko is taking time off from the Russian national team for family reasons, according to media reports in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  13. New City, New System, Same Old Andrei Kirilenko

    Joan Niesen

    In Russia, Andrei Kirilenko says, there's an old maxim about changing jobs every six years. He's not sure where it comes from, but since 2008, it's applied to even the office of the Russian president. It doesn't matter who you are — six years, ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  14. Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov says team 'capable of much ...

    Brian Windhorst

    Brooklyn Nets owner and Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov decided last week that he would fire head coach Avery Johnson. But he got a few days' worth of heli-skiing in British Columbia before pulling the trigger Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  15. Lakers vs. Nets: What to watch

    Andy Kamenetzky

    A historical footnote is in the making, as tonight marks the first meeting between the Los Angeles Lakers and the newly face-lifted Brooklyn Nets. These ain't your daddy's Nets anymore, with the presence of Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov and r...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  16. Alexey Shved, Chase Budinger key Wolves' rally vs. Nets

    Rookie guard Alexey Shved and Chase Budinger led a furious rally from 22 points down, and the Minnesota Timberwolves came back from a 22-point deficit to stun the Brooklyn Nets 107-96 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 05, 2012