Prokhorov’s Party Fire, Missing Jackie Robinson Flagpole, and more: Shootaround

Some non-assault related Nets news and notes from around the web:

  • Everything in Nets-land has been somewhat overshadowed today by the news that Andray Blatche was questioned in connection to a sexual assault that occurred in a hotel suite he happened to be in at the time. Because of that, I’m going to bring this up to the forefront: what happened to the Jackie Robinson flagpole?

  • Complex rolls out its list of the 50 Dirtiest Players in Sports History, and you’ll never guess which Brooklyn Nets player makes the list.

  • A Mikhail Prokhorov hotel party was interrupted by a fire, sending hordes of “attractive 20-something girls” into the snow.

  • The Brooklyn Nets are getting a new x-ray room at Barclays Center courtesy of New York Imaging.

  • A new business improvement district is spawning in Brooklyn to help foster local economy in the area around Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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