Nets on the Net: 9/20/09

Slam looks at the art of the tanking a season, using the Nets and the Minnesota Timberwolves as case studies.

So prospective Nets financier and Russian oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov was arrested in 2007 on suspicion of involvement of a prostitution ring, according to the Daily News.

Could the Nets be sharing the Barclays Arena with the New York Islanders hockey team? One blog is citing NHL sources and says it could be so.

The Times-Picayune in New Orleans talks about the NBA’s efforts to expand its presence and opportunities in China.