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-- David Lee recently appeared on PBS's The Electric Company, apparently co-starring with the GEICO gecko's less successful brother. If this NBA thing doesn't pan out, maybe Lee fall back on acting? I'm dubious about that.
-- "One pick is not going to make the difference as far as us winning a championship or not. Gilbert being healthy is going to make a difference; Brendan being healthy is going to make a difference. I think that's a chicken way out as far as trying to lose as many games as possible. We're competitors. We don't want to lose any more. It's been tough enough. ... So I'm not a big fan of [tanking]. And if anyone in this locker room is, I don't want to be a part of that." -- Antawn Jamison to the Washington Times (via Bullets Forever)
-- "Back from obscurity, Kirk Snyder was arrested earlier today after he broke into his neighbor's home around 3:40 AM and attacked him while he was sleeping." -- Dime
-- "Ronald was there and i got to work behind the cash register and they even gave me a brown McDonalds apron to wear which I kept and wore around the house. For real i did." Greg Oden on Yardbarker
-- "Alando Tucker played a joke on me. He sent me some rogaine to my room cause my hair is thinning. I need some suggestion to pay him back lol" -- Jason Richardson on Twitter
"I don't want to end up dying with my last timeout on the court," [69-year-old Don] Nelson said. "Timeout and fall over dead. I want to enjoy retirement a little bit. I've got a lot of things I want to do." -- Pro Basketball News
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