Welcome to our 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).
Glen Davis, you need to keep your pants on when talking to the ref. It’s pretty much an automatic technical.
What are the Sixers doing right on defense? Giving you all the long two-pointers you want. (This is what the Spurs did so well at their peak.)
JaVale McGee’s five greatest failed dunks.
DeMar DeRozan is struggling to shoot right now and coach Dwane Casey says it is partially because he is not getting good position for his shots in the first place.
Roy Hibbert, on the other hand, is getting good position and making quick decisions.
Vanilla Ice will be performing at halftime of an upcoming Pistons game. In case you needed another reason to stay away.
Not many people are going to see the Pacers play, either, and it has far less to do with the halftime entertainment and much more to do with the cost.
Call it a hot seat, call it pressure, Vinny Del Negro is feeling it in Los Angeles.
J.R. Smith is still destroying people in China.
Bucks coach Scott Skiles said he benched Stephen Jackson Tuesday night because he “looked fatigued, I guess.”
Nazr Mohammed with both bad clock management and a terrible 55-foot shot, all in one.
Vince Carter has a sprained foot and there is no timetable for his return.
Sean May is trying to find his way back to the NBA via Croatia.
Chris Kaman admits he is having a tough transition to the New Orleans Hornets.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas is working for the Cavaliers as a special assistant to the GM. Quality hire.
The Larry Bird/Magic Johnson play will debut in New York in April.