We bring you a Thanksgiving feast of rumors, reports and international news this morning.
Cedric Ceballos is recovering well after having a blood clot removed from his coronary artery, reports the Arizona Republic.
You can odd Magic Johnson and Paul Pierce to the rosters for the Barack Obama fundraiser game next month, reports the Washington Post. However, Dwight Howard has dropped out of the game.
Rashad McCants is being pursued by Jiangsu of the Chinese League.
Former lottery pick Marcus Fizer has found himself, found the Lord, and now wants to find his way back to the NBA.
Mario Chalmers talks with Zach Lowe of Sports Illustrated about how he’s not loved in Memphis, playing point guard on a team where LeBron James and Dwyane Wade dominate the ball, and even office NCAA pools. Just don’t ask him about LeBron in the finals.
A long time fan of the Jazz breaks up with them. The lockout was the last straw. She is not alone.
Would you be interested in a Tyson Chandler fanzine?
Apparently Jordan Crawford and Kevin Garnett had a little spat during some run. This stuff happens all the time, but it’s not shocking with these two participants.
The regional sports networks that carry NBA games are taking a ratings hit without those games right now. And pretty soon they are going to start asking for their money back.
In Munich, they have about the most useless yet interesting basketball court you will ever see (from Ball Don’t Lie, photos by Markus Buck).
LeBron James hanging out with Bono.
The drive to put Wilt Chamberlain on a U.S. stamp is going strong.
In a move that shocked nobody, the Jazz picked up the team option on C.J. Miles for next season.
Brian Scalabrine has his eyes on a television job.
Get to know Glen Grunwald, the guy making the player/personnel decisions for the New York Knicks (well, at least until James Dolan steps in).
Apparently Grunwald is thinking about bringing in Kurt Thomas for next season in New York.
Meet the guy who trains many NBA stars.
The Timberwolves picked up the option to Wes Johnson and others, again moves that were expected.
They Bucks say they can find playing time for the 496 ball handlers it seems like they have on the roster.
Tom Thibodeau is intense in the offseason too. And he thinks Jordan is better than LeBron.
Dirk Nowtizki in Legos.
We told you yesterday about the Atlanta Hawks hosting a pre-lockout free agent mini-camp. The Lakers and Suns are doing the same thing.
A look back at the last NBA season in graphic form.
The draft may have put a number of veterans around the league on notice their jobs are in danger.
No shock here, but the Raptors extended a qualifying offer to Sonny Weems.
Julian Wright will not get one from the Raptors, however.
The Nets hope to have second-round pick Bojan Bogdanovic over in the NBA for the 2012-13 season.
Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov is now more involved in Russian politics, heading a new political party.
You should be reading lots of tweets from NBA stars during the 2012 Olympics in London, the Olympic Committee is good with that.
Kings co-owner George Maloof has stepped down as president of the Palms Casino.
Charles Barkley talking lockout, NBA draft and just generally saying things Barkley.
In Houston, even new coach Kevin McHale spends time on the training table.