News from around the league on July 28th.
The latest on the Lakers.
The Lakers are looking to trade Sasha Vujacic , in order to save money and re-sign Shannon Brown. [Dime Mag]
Kobe Bryant played a key role in Matt Barnes’ decision to join the Lakers. [NBA.com]
Shannon Brown’s 2009-2010 report card. [Sliver Screen and Roll]
Ron Artest interviews… Ron Artest. [Dime Mag]
It was a childhood dream of Matt Barnes’ to play for the Lakers, and now his dream as finally come true. [LA Times]
Mitch Kupchak is “optimistic” that Shannon Brown will re-sign with the Lakers. [LA Times]
Kobe is recovering from his knee surgery. [Lakers.com]
The latest on the NBA.
The Pistons re-sign Will Bynum. [ESPN.com]
If Yao Ming retires, should he be inducted into the Hall of Fame? [Dime Mag]
Gerald Wallace, OJ Mayo and Tyreke Evans may be the first players cut from the USA team. [Pro Basketball Talk]
The 76ers re-named their home arena. [Pro Basketball Talk]
Bryan Colangelo is not happy with the way Chris Bosh left the Raptors. [ESPN.com]
For the city of Toronto, Chris Bosh is the new Vince Carter. [Dime Mag]
Do you want to see how Chris Kaman spent his 4th of July? [Slam Mag]
The Blazers want to get rid of Rudy Fernandez. [Slam Mag]
The Magic extend the contracts of Stan Van Gundy and Otis Smith. [Slam Mag]
Here are the top centers of 2010. [Dime Mag]
The Warriors sign Janero Pargo. [Slam Mag]