News From Around the League- July 21, 2010

News from around the league on July 21st – FSGJN8C3CSZ3

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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]

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