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Russian billionaire raising money for river disaster victims

09-08-2011 15:18 BJT

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Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, the owner of the New Jersey Nets, staged a charity basketball match in Moscow to raise money for relatives of victims of the recent ferry disaster which killed 122 people.

The owner played alsongside the New Jersey Nets coaches, Avery Johnson and Popeye Jones, and former WNBA player Svetlana Abrosimova. Russian Presidential aide, Arkady Dvorkovich, also got into the action but fittingly, it was Prokhorov himself who opened the scoring, the game ending in a diplomatic 65 all draw.

Billionaire Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov plays
in a charity basketball game in Moscow September 6, 2011.
Prokhorov is the owner of the NBA basketball team, the
New Jersey Nets. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

 

Billionaire Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov cheers during
a charity basketball game in Moscow September 6, 2011. Prokhorov
is the owner of NBA basketball team New Jersey Nets. REUTERS/
Tatyana Makeyeva

 

Billionaire Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov warms
up before a charity basketball game in Moscow September 6,
2011. Prokhorov is the owner of NBA basketball team New
Jersey Nets. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Editor:Zou Xian |Source: CNTV.CN

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