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November 2012: Prokhorov’s Shaq Hat Giveaway


Prokhorov “sponsored” Ernie Johnson’s “EJ’s Neat-o Stat of the Night”  on TNT’s Inside the NBA in November 2012.  In a recorded message from Barclays, Prokhorov gave Charles Barkley, Shaq, and the crew Russian hats to keep their “bald heads” warm in case they ever reach Russia.

Shaq put on the hat in studio and in some indecipherable accent announced that his Russian name was “Vladimir Mandingo.”

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