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Nets director talks up Russian exhibitions


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MOSCOW (AP) -- Brooklyn Nets director Sergei Kushchenko is talking up the chances of the NBA club playing pre-season exhibitions against teams from the Russia-based...full story
updated 2014-07-22 03:22 PM
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Nets director talks up Russian exhibitions

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Brooklyn Nets director Sergei Kushchenko is talking up the chances of the NBA club playing pre-season exhibitions against teams from the Russia-based....Fullstory

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