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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Abbas -- works for them and that's tell me about -- I mean he felt pro growth.
It's really funny guy I -- in Russia for ten years.
And one of the things that covered way back when was the scandal called loans for shares back and then in the late ninety's and that was basically -- staying where.
They privatize all of the jewels of Soviet industry into the hands of a few of a few gangsters basically.
And I remember covering that story very well and I remember how angry everybody was that you know all the stuff that was public property suddenly was handed over to these guys were friends of the president.
And and you know 1015 years later I come back to America and I find that the one of them has become the owner of the New Jersey Nets.
This guy a -- her -- he was he was part of this company called -- nickel.
And they basically.
One -- rigged auction for one of the world's largest metals companies.
Which is now.
One of them.
World's worst polluters that are in the Sun City up in the north of Siberia which is so polluted that there isn't a single tree that grows for thirty miles around.
The -- -- -- under yellow or black from sulfur tunes.
It's it's an unbelievable.
You know ecological disaster and that this guy is is the hero here in the states because he's tall and he and he says some some funny stuff on C in.
What worms and Everest on their way under what kind of us well -- -- -- have been -- and thoroughly and you know -- got basically clean bill of health by the NBA which.
You know -- on I can't speak for David Stern but.
You know the sky news for for Russians he's sort of a symbol of this whole -- -- There were absolutely no rules and you know the public wealth was just turned over to bunch insiders.
And it's just it's unbelievable communities you know is being celebrated instance it's mostly what's elicited through the -- Well I mean he's -- -- problem then maybe -- -- him.
That's -- are nowhere to go for it but up for the nets are.
A -- and he he made a good run -- That LeBron James is obviously very media savvy guy you know he brought in images he was already in my scenario under and they had a meeting with LeBron -- That didn't -- guys who resigned a couple of other guys.
You know Anthony Morrow.
Golden State and but you know they're there miles away from from competing which.
I think is not gonna sit well with the Russian oligarchs -- they're kind of results now type of people.
It'll be interesting to see how it all pans out --
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