Sports: WNBA, the New Jersey 'Nyets'?

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Russia’s richest man, Mikhail Prokhorov, signed a tentative $200 million deal on Wednesday to buy the New Jersey Nets. This would make the Nets the first foreign-owned team in the NBA (unless you consider Toronto's Raptors to be coming from a foreign country, of course). The Takeaway's sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, explains the deal.