Julian Garcia reports Sunday on Mikhail Prokhorov's 2007 arrest for prostitution in France and suggests his "suspect background" could hurt his chances for gaining control of the Nets. Although arrested for allegedly supplying prostitutes to friends at a French Alpine resort, Prokhorov was released after several days and all charges dropped. Meanwhile, Deadspin takes a more zany look at Prokhorov.
- Reported Nets backer and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov has suspect background - Julian Garcia - New York Daily News
- Evil Russian Mastermind To Buy Nets In Crucial 'Phase 1' Of Operation - Nash Landesman - Deadspin
- Russian Billionares Always Make Things More Interesting - Andrew Sharp - SB Nation
- The Shady Past of the Nets' Potential New Owner - Marcel Mutoni - SLAM