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Brooklyn Nets Owner Nationality: Is the Nets owner Russian?

The Brooklyn neighborhood of New York City is home to the Brooklyn Nets, a professional basketball team from the United States. The Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association is where the Nets compete.


The squad plays its home games at Barclays Center. The team was founded in 1967 as a founding member of the American Basketball Association, a league that competes with the NBA.

They moved to Long Island, New York, and adopted the name New York Nets after playing their inaugural season there as the New Jersey Americans.


The Nets, led by star point guard Jason Kidd, reached the NBA Finals in each of the following two seasons (2001-2002 and 2002-2003), but they were unable to claim the title.

After leaving the borough in 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team has been playing at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn since the summer of 2012.

The Nets have made the playoffs seven times since relocating to Brooklyn, twice making it to the Conference Semifinals.

Is the Nets owner Russian?

Yes, the Nets owner is a Russian. He is Mikhail Dmitrievich Prokhorov born on 3 May 1965 is a politician and the former Brooklyn Nets owner. Prokhorov reportedly become an Israeli citizen in April 2022.


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