Tag Archives: Prokhorov

Meet: Ksenia Sobchak

I had long-delayed writing a post about Ksenia Sobchak, Russia’s bizarro “It girl” who is compared to Paris Hilton in every article written about her by the Western media, but when Artemy Troitsky said this month on Ekho Moskvy that … Continue reading

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The last time Nets-owner and Russian presidential candidate was featured here I said that he was by far the most athletic NBA owner aside from Michael Jordan. I forgot to mention that he is also the most athletic Russian oligarch … Continue reading

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New Jersey Nyets, cont.

Never one to pass up a clip related to basketball, Russia, or Russia and basketball, here is a short video of New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov running the floor. Based on the clip, I have my doubts that he … Continue reading

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Fun with Photoshop

Maybe this connection is too far-fetched, but when I saw this article on the New Jersey Nets 2010-2011 team program it reminded me strongly of O.P.P. That is, the Original Photoshop Practitioners of the old Soviet Union. The example that … Continue reading

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The New Jersey Nyets

News that the New Jersey Nets had pulled out of negotiations to trade for Carmelo Anthony prompted this graphic, courtesy of basketbawful. Here’s the quote: “I’m not happy with the way … this deal has gone until now. It has … Continue reading

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It’s Naht a Tumah

Last week, early one morning I went to the Ritz Carlton to attend a speech on US-Russia trade relations delivered by none other than the Governator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who happened to be in town to promote investment by Californian tech companies … Continue reading

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Most Dominant PF Ever

Feeling a bit nostalgic for the Chuckster, I tried to upload a 30 second video of him that is related to Russia.  The best I could do though was to get it to this link.  Please click it and enjoy: … Continue reading

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