Sunday Shootaround: Can Prokhorov really dunk?

Mikhail Prokhorov
(AP/Mikhail Metzel)
Mikhail Prokhorov
(AP/Mikhail Metzel)
Some news and notes from around the Nets:

  • I’d be remiss not to mention that yes, Kevin Garnett knows every Brooklyn Nets play, and yes, that aggravates Coach Avery Johnson.
  • Brook Lopez: “basketball is fun again.”

  • Speaking of Lopez, the seven-footer sat down with Dime Magazine to talk comics, video games, basketball, and more. Something that’s been run with by a few places was Lopez’s quote that Brooklyn Nets billionaire owner and 6’8″ Mikhail Prokhorov can “dunk it on people … no question,” but it’s not really clear if Lopez has ever actually seen Prokhorov dunk. Which leads to the obvious conclusion: we need Mikhail Prokhorov to come to Barclays Center and dunk, live. Who’s starting the petition?

  • Joe Johnson‘s cumbersome contract is no longer a burden in Brooklyn.

  • The Springfield Armor, D-League affiliate to the Brooklyn Nets, have three ex-Nets (two from this year’s training camp) on this year’s roster. They also have a new sponsor, and it is…

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