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Dolan, Prokhorov forced to squash feud

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07:17 AM ET 08.28 | Can you play nice, guys? That essentially was the directive given to owners James Dolan of the Knicks and Mikhail Prokhorov of the Nets this past season during a meeting orchestrated by NBA Commissioner David Stern, who wanted to snuff any lingering tension between the two and prevent a full-blown feud, multiple league sources told The Post. "There was such a meeting and the parties both said it was a very cordial and pleasant one," said one league official with knowledge of the sit-down, which happened early in the season. The official also confirmed Stern assisted in getting the pair together in an attempt to prevent a wave of spitballs going back and forth over the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

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August 28, 2013  07:49 AM ET

It's all Isiah's fault

August 28, 2013  07:52 AM ET

Feuds are fun...

August 28, 2013  07:54 AM ET

Mr. Prokhorov, tear down this wall...

August 28, 2013  08:16 AM ET

Leave it all on the court, bros!

August 28, 2013  08:30 AM ET

The players are already carrying the feud. It will get worse or in other word intense.

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August 28, 2013  09:56 AM ET

New York Is Overrated, Bros.

August 28, 2013  10:28 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Mr. Prokhorov, tear down this wall...

You just made me spew coffee...perfect comment

August 28, 2013  11:01 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Mr. Prokhorov, tear down this wall...

Ich bein ein Tater...?

August 28, 2013  11:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Ich bein ein Tater...?

I'm getting this tattoo'd.

And no... not trampstamped!

August 28, 2013  11:47 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Feuds are fun...

HATFIELDS N MCCOYS?

August 28, 2013  11:53 AM ET
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HATFIELDS N MCCOYS?

I wonder if that shine they're peddling is any good?

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August 28, 2013  09:58 PM ET

The Nets will never surpass the Knicks. Ever.

Kind of like the Clippers will never surpass the Lakers.

 
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