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PBT Thursday morning one liners

Jun 2, 2011, 11:39 AM EDT

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The Knicks are taking a long look at BYU star Jimmer Fredette in a workout Thursday. He can score and would be a good fit in an up-and-down system like the Knicks run.

Here is Jimmer talking about Jimmer, and how he thinks he can defend at the NBA level. Scouts are not sold on that.

Here is a great breakdown of what the Heat did to the Mavericks zone defense in Game 1.

David Stern and Lakers owner Jerry Buss rain down praise on Shaq.

With Ricky Rubio coming in, Jonny Flynn may be the odd man out in the Timberwolves backcourt and may get traded.

Frank Vogel appears likely to keep the Indiana Pacers head coaching job, but Larry Bird is forcing him to hire seasoned assistants. On the list are Terry Porter and long-time Phil Jackson assistant Frank Hamblin.

Pau Gasol intends to play for Spain at the European Championships this summer.

Here is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar defending his letter to Scottie Pippen.

Jermaine O’Neal expects to avoid wrist surgery this summer and will be back with the Celtics next season. That’s one O’Neal.

Looking for another big man, the Celtics worked out a 6’11” Canadian football player. Hey, if Antonio Gates can go from basketball to football….

Amir Johnson of the Raptors will have ankle surgery Friday but is expected to be back for training camp.

  1. edmazeing1 - Jun 2, 2011 at 11:58 AM

    He will not be there when NY pick waste of a work out!!!

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