Feb 22, 2012, 11:14 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).
Lin is helping drive huge viewership for Knicks games. (Which is a key reason why the MSG Network/Time Warner standoff was suddenly settled.)
Lin also is a sensation in his ancestral Taiwan.
If you have a strong stomach, here is a video of Shaq giving Charles Barkley a pedicure.
Nene may not be 100 percent until next season.
Magic Johnson is helping launch a television network aimed at African Americans.
- D’Angelo Russell on Tracy McGrady tweet: “Some Lakers fans are spoiled” 12
- Anthony Davis “definitely” plans on shooting more threes this season 4
- Jim Buss defends Byron Scott as Lakers coach, “He has the Laker blood in him” 24
- Jim Buss open to the idea of Kobe Bryant playing beyond this season 31
- Derrick Rose on sexual assault suit: “I am confident I will be proven innocent” 4
- Report: Kyrie Irving likely not back opening night, could be out until January 14
- Legendary Sixer, backboard-shattering dunker Darryl Dawkins dies at 58 14
- After Rio Olympics next summer, who takes over at Team USA coach? 8