News From Around the League- July 21, 2010

News from around the league on July 21st – FSGJN8C3CSZ3

Laker links

Based on the numbers, Pau Gasol is the best big in the NBA. [Lakers.com]

Magic Johnson says he would not have joined the same team as Michael Jordan and Larry Bird; unlike Lebron, Magic wanted to carry his own team. [Dime Mag]

Kobe Bryant is tied with Tiger Woods as America’s most popular athlete. [Slam Mag]

Andrew Bynum will have surgery on July 28th. [Pro Basketball Talk]

Jeremy Lin is close to signing with the Warriors. [ESPN.com]

Lamar says he is currently in “horrible shape.” [NBA Fanhouse]

Larry Hughes might be headed to the Lakers. [Dime Mag]

Kobe is climbing the popularity charts, as his rivals are falling. [OC Register]

The Lakers are the healthiest NBA franchise. [NBA.com]

The latest on the NBA.

Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson both stated that they would not have teamed up to create a “super team.” [Pro Basketball Talk]

The Bulls have had a great off-season. [Slam Mag]

Wesley Matthews signs with the Blazers. [ESPN.com]

Eddie House may be headed to the Bulls. [Dime Mag]

Dwayne Wade appeared on the Jay Leno show. [Slam Mag]

The top 10 players who need to change teams. [Dime Mag]

Cleveland fans to Lebron: “It’s not us, it’s you.” [Dime Mag]

Chauncey Billups is confident that Melo will return to Denver. [Slam Mag]

Here are 10 players that will never change teams. [Dime Mag]

David Lee injured his finger. [Slam Mag]

The Wolves introduced Luke Ridnour. [NBA.com]

Brad Miller signs with the Rockets for $15 million. [ESPN.com]

Richard Jefferson re-signs with the Spurs. [Slam Mag]

Amare Stoudemire will not play for the USA, it’s in his contract.  [ESPN New York]

You May Also Like

The Mask of the Masked Mamba fetches $67,100 for Charity

Arguably the most famous mask in NBA history is now making history…

Lakers Lose Close Game Against Spurs At Staples

The Lakers, as we all know, have hired Mike D’Antoni as head…

Mitch Kupchak On Trading Draft Pick: ‘I Think There’s A Possibility’

The Los Angeles Lakers will have the highest draft pick the franchise…

Kobe Bryant Sees ‘The Beauty’ In The Process As He’s Gotten Older

Kobe Bryant’s career in the NBA is quickly coming to an end.…