- Henry Abbott of TrueHoop has perhaps the column of the season, writing on how important playing time and a supportive staff can be for young players. I offer a few anecdotes: Gerald Wallace, Donte Greene, Kevin Martin. Henry's piece is a must-read.
- R.I.P. Tyreke Evans's mouthpiece, says Jason Jones. J.J. also looks at Jon Brockman's completely enthusiastic jump shot development, while Ailene Voisin recaps Bobby Jackson Appreciation Night.
- Hassan Whiteside will turn pro.
- Stephen Curry ahead of Evans in NBA.com's Rookie Rankings.
- Jerome James allegedly doesn't pay for his jewelry.