College Basketball

Nets New Owner Prokhorov Make Big Offer To Coach K

INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 03:  Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils gestures as he coaches in the first half against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the National Semifinal game of the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Keith BennettCorrespondent IApril 5, 2010

 Incoming New Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is prepared to make Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski an offer to become the team's next head coach, according to a report on The Nets would likely offer Krzyzewski between $12 million and $15 million per season to coach and possibly also be the general manager. Coach K turned down a 2004 offer from the Lakers that would have paid him $40 million over five years. Could tonight NCAA championship game be his last. This move will put New Jersey Nets in new direction. The New owner is taking charge already and has not been approve by the NBA yet. The Nets is coming! Look out NBA.

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