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Monday And-1 links: A couple rumors, Kobe’s mask, more

Mar 5, 2012, 11:17 AM EDT

Jamal Crawford, Pau Gasol AP

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).

The Clippers and Timberwolves have some interest in Jamal Crawford of Portland and trade talks may follow. Crawford was brought in after the Brandon Roy retirement (Roy says the Blazers pushed him to step down so they could get Crawford). Crawford has been pretty much himself this season, it just has not fit like the Blazers expected.

Beno Udrih wouldn’t mind a trade out of Milwaukee. Actually, he’d really like one.

The Golden State Warriors need a big man and might make a run at JaVale McGee, but not until this summer. And no, they don’t want Andray Blatche, so don’t ask.

Kobe Bryant may be playing in a new-look mask next game.

LeBron James is endorsing Dunkin’ Donuts in Asia. They have Dunkin’ Donuts in Asia?

Tweet from Metta World Peace on Sunday after his best game of the season: “I miss the old Ron artest…. Good to be back…”

Stephen Curry will be a game-time decision Monday due to his ongoing foot injury.

The Trail Blazers should have Marcus Camby back on Monday.

Tim Duncan was playing through the flu on Monday.

Just a reminder from the Charlotte Observer: “In 2005, then-general manager/coach Bernie Bickerstaff turned down a trade that would have sent point guard Deron Williams to Charlotte.” Williams dropped 57 on the Bobcats Sunday.

Orlando is going to bid to host the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.

The Mavericks have recalled Sean Williams from D-League.

Knicks center Jerome Jordan has been recalled from the D-League.

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