News From Around the League- July 22, 2010

News from around the league on July 22nd.

Laker links

Order your official Laker championship DVD. [NBA.com]

Luke Walton’s 2009-2010 report card. [Silver Screen and Roll]

Josh Powell is close to signing with the Hawks; similar to Jordan Farmar, Powell left the Lakers so he would get more playing time. [ESPN Los Angeles]

The Lakers rank in the top 50 on Forbes’ list of the world’s most valuable teams. [LA Times]

Chris Paul wants to get traded to either the Magic, Knicks or Lakers. If the Lakers do acquire Paul, they may have to trade off some valuable players. [LA Times]

Lamar Odom practiced for the USA team. [OC Register]

NBA links

The Knicks are the front runners in acquiring Chris Paul, not the Lakers. [ESPN.com]

Business is booming for the Miami Heat. [Slam Mag]

Team USA’s schedule. [NBA.com]

Tracy McGrady will work out with the Bulls. [Slam Mag]

Richard Jefferson made headlines when he opted out of his contract with the Spurs, but it wasn’t a bad idea. [Slam Mag]

Derrick Rose said he will never leave Chicago. [Slam Mag]

The Raptors are considering Luis Scola, and the Bulls want T-Mac. [Yahoo Sports]

David Lee will miss the World Championships. [ESPN.com]

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