Did Mark Cuban Buy Nets.com to Take Shots at the Brooklyn Nets and their Owner Mikhail Prokhorov?


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Mark Cuban hasn't been a happy camper this past summer and rightfully so. After losing out on Deron Williams when he decided to go back to the Nets instead of joining his hometown team, the Dallas Mavericks, Cuban took it to the Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov whenever he could.

In what could be Cuban's most recent jab at the Russian billionaire, it seems as though the Mavs owner has bought the rights to the domain name of Nets.com. Across the middle of the page, the site has a message reading

"Looking for the New Jersey Nets? Looking for the Brooklyn Nets? They're not here...but they SHOULD be! 

In the lower left corner, there's a picture of Mark Cuban sticking his tongue out. Wonder who that's for? Under that image, you'll see a copyright symbol next to the name of David Yellen. A quick Google search will show you that Mr. Yellen has snapped many pics of Cuban in the past. But wait, that isn't the best part.

On the bottom of the page, there is a message in Russian, which was probably meant for Prokhorov, and it reads, more or less: 

"Michael, have you noticed? Vilena wondered..."

As you probably already know, Michael is referencing Mikhail while the Vilena part is a reference to a Russian prostitute. Now, what you may not know is that back in January 2007, Prokhorov was arrested on suspicion of arranging prostitutes for his guests. Even though the billionaire was cleared of the charge and the case was dismissed two years later, it looks like Cuban is trying to rehash some old moments. 

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