We told you Prokhorov might be up to something at Duke. Turns out it’s some kind of conditioning seminar.
The above Instagram video was posted by Newsday’s Rod Boone, who’s attending Nets training camp. The one below, by Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, shows Prokhorov balancing his feet on a basketball in push-up position and dribbling.
Prokhorov then ditched three basketballs and balanced a stick on one while doing a pushup:
Courtesy of Boone, here’s Mikhail Prokhorov sitting on a basketball and dribbling with both hands:
And then dribbling against a wall:
According to the team, Prokhorov was performing a seminar showing his skills in “Tescao,” a Tibetan martial art.
Prokhorov already has a reputation as one of the league’s quirky owners. You never quite know what’s coming next. You just know you (probably) can’t do it.