Nets on the Net: 9/29/09 Edition

Some news from the first day of training camp. Lawrence Frank is pushing defense. Keyon Dooling, Eduardo Najera and Tony Battie are feeling aches and pains. The presence of Russia’s richest man Mikhail Prokhorov looms over the state of the team. Read about it in the Star-Ledger, New York Post, Daily News, Bergen Record, and Sussman Sez.

John Brennan of the Bergen Record says revenues from Nets ticket sales dropped by about one-third last season.

The Baseline and Dime contribute their season previews of the Nets.

Mikhail Prokhorov’s publicist tells Dave D’Alessandro, “Mark Cuban is much more loud.”

Terrence Williams posts the results of his simulated NBA video game season. The results may surprise you.

John Jeansonne at Newsday talks about globalization in sports.

Ball Don’t Lie looks at the top 10 small forwards of the past decade, with former Net Richard Jefferson making the cut.

Third Quarter Collapse is at Orlando Magic training camp and talks to former Net Vince Carter.

Ball Don’t Lie also links to a “Brooklyn Nets” t-shirt: