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).
A judge has reached into Allen Iverson’s bank account to pay a jewelry store where Iverson bought more than $300,000 in bling but never paid up.
The story of Blazers broadcaster Brian Wheeler is a powerful one. Human beings’ ability to be cruel to one another is surpassed only by our ability to overcome it.
Tim Duncan wears a Punisher knee brace.
LeBron James ranks the best dunks of his career. This one is his favorite.
Kobe Bryant has taken to calling Lakers rookie Andrew Goudelock “Mini-Mamba.” Seriously.
Luol Deng and Richard Hamilton are out for the Bulls Wednesday night.
NBA power rankings, done as the Cheesecake Factory menu.
Ersan Ilyasova has gotten offers to play for five teams in Europe, but the Bucks aren’t letting him buy out of his contract.
A smart breakdown of what is wrong with the Knicks and how to fix it. Like the list of problems, it is long and everyone gets some blame.
Some of the Bulls do their Stacy King impressions.
Lest you forget, Gregg Popovich is a really, really good coach.
Coach Mark Jackson and center Andris Biedrins sat down and talked honestly. Well, that should solve everything.
Rick Adelman was not exactly in the loop on roster decisions in Houston. And he didn’t like that.
The Nets Mehmet Okur is out until at least this weekend.
The evolution of James Harden.
Yao Ming may get into the movie business.