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Thursday And-1 links: Relive roller coaster 76ers season

May 31, 2012, 8:42 PM EDT

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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.

• Philly surprised people out of the gate this season, lost their way for a stretch then caught a break and had a nice run in the playoffs. Here’s your chance to relive it through a great story at CSNPhilly.com.

• You want to take on Kobe Bryant in a game of H-O-R-S-E? You can for charity. If you pony up.

• Allen Iverson and his ex-wife are having a nasty little battle.

• Want to see who the best coaches in the NBA are? Watch how teams perform coming out of timeouts.

• There’s an overseas report Nenad Krstic has an offer from the Nets for next season.

• The Clippers had a great playoff run as well, what did they learn from it?

Kevin Love is over his concussion symptoms and will be ready to go for the Olympic training camp this summer, and he will play a big role for Team USA this summer.

• Pacers’ coach Frank Vogel looks ahead at the future of the Pacers. Think more Paul George.

• Larry Bird wants to help Vogel out by getting owner Herb Simon to spend more on salary next season.

• Maybe Simons will spend on Deron Williams? Great fit for them, they can make the max offer, but would he go?

• The Trail Blazers have inked a great affiliation with Idaho of the D-League.

• Portland also is working out some big men as they head toward the draft with their two lottery picks.

• Here’s another Brandon Roy comeback rumor. This time as a fit in Los Angeles.

• Speaking of the NBA Draft Lottery, Jeff Van Gundy thinks the Bobcats tanked the entire season.

• Golden State is lucky to have kept their No. 7 pick in the draft, but this is a team that needs a veteran presence, so don’t be shocked if they shop it around.

• The Cavaliers are not shopping around their No. 4 pick.

• Some guy tried to copyright “let’s go Thunder.” The Supreme Court shot him down.

Andray Blatche didn’t like being booed by Washington fans this year. Understandable. My advice is to play better.

• Might the Raptors try to trade the No. 8 pick?

J.J. Redick says again that this season the Magic locker room was not a great place to be.

• Former Magic big man James Augustine has signed to play with BC Khimki Moscow.

  1. rickyspanish - May 31, 2012 at 9:08 PM

    “Andray Blatche didn’t like being booed by Washington fans this year. Understandable. My advice is to play better.”

    Many people boo you on this site. Any advice for yourself?

  2. asublimeday - Jun 1, 2012 at 2:40 AM

    Relive the arrogant Philly fans getting a boner over beating a decimated bulls team, only to have their massive egos crushed by a healthy team.

  3. martine34 - Jun 5, 2012 at 8:09 AM

    Exactly @ricky.
    But even me, if I am the one playing I don’t want to be booed but I will take it as challenge and do better. Right?

    My blog : crampon de foot 

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