Feb 10, 2012, 11:12 AM EDT
Here is our daily look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT).
Did you see that guy sitting courtside in Philly yelling at Kobe Bryant? CSNPhilly.com caught up with and talked to him.
Barack Obama did an interview with the Italian publication La Stampa before meeting with that country’s prime minister, and in it Obama talks about liking what Danilo Gallinari and Marco Belinelli bring to the NBA.
Doc Rivers had a lot of fun watching his son bury North Carolina.
The Phoenix Suns have partnered with Verizon to incorporate tablet computers throughout their organization, from the coaches through the business side.
Michael Heisley, owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, has emerged as one of the remaining candidates to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers. Let me just say on behalf of Dodger fans everywhere, “NOOOOOOOOO.”
Kareem Rush is trying to make an NBA comeback through the D-League.
ESPN Films will air a documentary about the Magic Johnson HIV announcement on March 11. That could be powerful.
Three lessons young players can take away from from the Celtics/Lakers game.
- NBA’s 44-minute game clocks in at under two hours, players barely notice 0
- Nets coach Hollins on 44-minute game: ‘The change will be for the guys who don’t start’ 9
- Spurs’ Gregg Popovich fires back at Suns owner’s apology: ‘I’m just surprised he didn’t do it in a chicken suit’ 6
- Blake Griffin goes after Trevor Booker following flagrant foul, says he may retaliate in the future (VIDEO) 30
- Suns coach Hornacek says shortening games won’t help teams rest their stars 2
- Lakers coach Byron Scott’s philosophy on three-pointers: ‘I don’t believe it wins championships’ 33
- Accounting for Klay Thompson choosing a contract extension over new-TV-deal money 2
- Kobe Bryant calls ESPN voters who ranked him No. 40 ‘idiots’ 34