Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Partners With Stolichnaya Vodka Company

Keith BennettCorrespondent IOctober 11, 2010

NEW YORK - MAY 19:  New Jersey Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov addresses the media during a press conference at the Four Seasons Hotel on May 19, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Maikhail Prokhorov pulling some Russian strings for the future, the New Jersey Nets will have a vodka when they arrive in Brooklyn. Stolichnaya Vodka Company agreed on Thursday to a five-year alliance with th Barclays Center and the Nets. The New Jersey Nets is scheduled to move into the new arena after its expected opening in 2012, and Stolichnaya will become the offical vodka partner of the arena. The first imported Russian vodka, Stolichnaya will have branding of six bars in the arena. This is a great business move by Prokhovov. The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!