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Monday And-1 links: Did Mayweather win big on Clippers?

Apr 30, 2012, 6:42 PM 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) — done in bullet point form. Because bloggers love bullet points.

• That would be the first ad for the Brooklyn Nets. Enjoy.

• Did boxer Floyd Mayweather bet $1.8 million on the Clippers +6 points Sunday night? If so, can you imagine the emotional roller coaster?

• Here is a fantastic breakdown by Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated on how the Clippers came back Sunday night. And how the Grizzlies blew it.

• Here’s another way to look at the comeback. Here is the Grizzlies shot chart from the final 9 minutes.

• They almost had to evacuate the Fed Ex Forum during that game due to a broken water main.

Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian have killed their reality television show.

• Before the playoffs, coach George Karl said the Denver Nuggets would go as far as Ty Lawson would take them. Where was he in Game 1?

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute talks playoff defense.

Evan Turner has learned how to deal with being booed like a pro.

A close look at Klay Thompson‘s rookie campaign.

Nike has distanced itself from its designer who said that Derrick Rose‘s knee injury was due to the fact Rose is an Adidas guy. The designer also apologized.

Jack Black showed up on a Lakers podcast.

Jameer Nelson says he wants to come back to Orlando next year, but he has some choices to make.

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