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Report: Nets Investigated, Cleared In Kirilenko Signing

Posted By Seth Moed On September 16, 2013 @ 7:32 PM In NBA,Sports Media | No Comments

Nets_Andrei_Kirilenko_2013 [1]When Andrei Kirilenko opted out of a $10 million in the last year of his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves only to sign a $3.1 million deal with the Brooklyn Nets, a lot of eyebrows went up around the NBA.

Kirilenko, who is Russian, left $7 million on the table to sign with an owner who just happens to be a Russian billionaire? That struck plenty of people around the league as a little more than a coincidence. A lot of people thought there was an illegal side-deal here. They pretty much pictured something like the Russian oligarch from the DirecTV ad, right down to the miniature giraffe.

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