Let me say this: If SB Nation can have a blog dedicated solely to documenting the exploits of Tiger Woods, then we should also have a site dedicated to following Mikhail Prokhorov, future owner of the New Jersey Nets.â†µ
Prokhorov, a billionaire 17 times over, embodies the following philosophy: "Life, and particularly business, is a big game." There are many different kinds of billionaires, but none more fun that someone that freely admits this is all a game. Last night he was on 60 Minutes:â†µâ†µ
Check it out when you get a chance today. If you're a fan of sports, the NBA, or interesting people, in general. And I'll have more thoughts later today in NBA Talking Points, but for now, this scene captured Prokhorov's ethos pretty perfectly:â†µ
Interviewer: Is this your boat?â†µ
Prokhorov: It is my small yacht.
(pans to model of a 200-foot yacht)
Interviewer: Where is it now?
Prokhorov: I really... I don’t know.
(cut to a shot of Prokhorov cocking an AK-47)