News From Around the League- July 27, 2010

News from around the league on July 27th.

Laker news.

Kobe Bryant realized he is not cut out for a future head coaching job. [Pro Basketball Talk]

Magic Johnson picked the Lakers to win next year, but has the Heat winning many titles later on. [Slam Mag]

Magic Johnson owns about 5% of the Lakers, so he has a lot of Laker love in his heart.  We all know Magic has the Lakers winning every year, but in order to please ESPN, he gave the Heat a few titles. [LA Times]

Team USA’s and Lamar Odom’s podcast. [BasketBlog]

Here is a tribute to a great Laker, Rick Fox. [Forum Blue and Gold]

Jordan Farmar’s 2009-2010 report card. [Silver Screen and Roll]

Meet the newest Laker, Theo Ratliff. [OC Register]

Matt Barnes’ press conference will be held today at 1 PST, you can catch it on Lakers.com. [Lakers.com]

The latest on the NBA.

The Cavs send Delonte West and Sebastian Telfair to the Timberwolves for Ramon Sessions, Ryan Hollins and a second-round draft pick. [ESPN.com]

The Timberwolves acquired West and Telfair, but they are expected to waive the two guards. [Dime Mag]

The Nets promote Bobby Marks to assistant GM. [NBA.com]

Josh Powell officially signed with the Atlanta Hawks. [NBA.com]

The Celtics re-sign Marquis Daniels. [NBA.com]

Jonny Flynn will have hip surgery. [NBA.com]

Yao Ming may end up retiring. [Slam Mag]

Yao is finding it hard to over-come his injury, and he may retire if he doesn’t return to 100%. [NBA.com]

Louis Amundson is likely out of Phoenix. [Dime Mag]

The Celtics may re-sign Eddie House. [Pro Basketball Talk]

Dirk said he would have considered the Heat, if they were actually interested. [Dime Mag]

Here is a video of Shaquille O’Neal signing… with Justin Bieber. [Slam Mag]

Dwight Howard on the Heat: “They’re not going to be the best team in the NBA next year.” [Pro Basketball Talk]

The Bulls are reluctant to sign T-Mac. [Slam Mag]

The Raptors believe Chris Bosh quit on them, similar to what Vince Carter did. [Slam Mag]

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