Nets' Mikhail Prokhorov 'thrilled'

Updated: July 12, 2012, 8:40 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said Thursday that he is "thrilled" with the way his team has been put together in free agency.

"My congratulations and appreciation go out to general manager Billy King, assistant general manager Bobby Marks and head coach Avery Johnson for their tenacity, nerve and heart throughout this process," Prokhorov said in a statement released by the club. "With the re-signing of Deron Williams and the trade for Joe Johnson, we go into ...

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