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Sources: Nets target Andrei Kirilenko

Updated: July 24, 2012, 6:55 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

BARCELONA -- The Brooklyn Nets are making a hard to push to bring Andrei Kirilenko back to the NBA despite their limited salary-cap flexibility, according to sources close to the situation.

After spending well over $300 million in guaranteed contracts this offseason, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is trying to convince his countryman to join the Nets now that Kirilenko has announced in Russia that he wants to return to the NBA after a successful season with CSKA Moscow.

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