The Nets historically draw about 5,500 for a preseason game at IZOD--real bodies passing through turnstiles. So the Nets' and Devils' front offices will be watching Oct. 13 and Oct. 21 to see how many show up at "The Rock". The Nets think they're closer to Brooklyn than ever after Mikhail Prokhorov agreed to buy the team and a piece of Barclays Center. In Albany, they've sold 3,000 tickets for Sunday's preseason opener.
- Prudential Center Hosts Nets and Devils Open Season - Star-Ledger
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