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Mikhail Prokhorov still optimistic

Updated: January 16, 2014, 8:41 PM ET
By Mark Woods | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

LONDON -- Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov remains convinced that his expensive investment in the NBA remains money well spent in the short and long term. And the Russian has insisted his infrequent appearances in New York should not be confused with a lack of interest in the franchise he purchased in 2011.

Prokhorov attended only his second Nets game of the season Thursday when he arrived at the O2 Arena in London for their meeting with the Atlanta Hawks. It has been a troubled time ...

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