News From Around the League- July 28, 2010

News from around the league on July 28th.

The latest on the Lakers.

The Lakers are looking to trade Sasha Vujacic , in order to save money and re-sign Shannon Brown. [Dime Mag]

Kobe Bryant played a key role in Matt Barnes’ decision to join the Lakers. [NBA.com]

Shannon Brown’s 2009-2010 report card. [Sliver Screen and Roll]

Ron Artest interviews… Ron Artest. [Dime Mag]

It was a childhood dream of Matt Barnes’ to play for the Lakers, and now his dream as finally come true. [LA Times]

Mitch Kupchak is “optimistic” that Shannon Brown will re-sign with the Lakers. [LA Times]

Matt Barnes’ press conference. [Lakers.com] Matt Barnes’ 1-on-1 interview. [Lakers.com]

Kobe is recovering from his knee surgery. [Lakers.com]

The latest on the NBA.

The Pistons re-sign Will Bynum. [ESPN.com]

If Yao Ming retires, should he be inducted into the Hall of Fame? [Dime Mag]

Gerald Wallace, OJ Mayo and Tyreke Evans may be the first players cut from the USA team. [Pro Basketball Talk]

The 76ers re-named their home arena. [Pro Basketball Talk]

Bryan Colangelo is not happy with the way Chris Bosh left the Raptors. [ESPN.com]

For the city of Toronto, Chris Bosh is the new Vince Carter. [Dime Mag]

Do you want to see how Chris Kaman spent his 4th of July? [Slam Mag]

The Blazers want to get rid of Rudy Fernandez. [Slam Mag]

The Magic extend the contracts of Stan Van Gundy and Otis Smith. [Slam Mag]

Here are the top centers of 2010. [Dime Mag]

The Warriors sign Janero Pargo. [Slam Mag]

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