Dan Reed, the head of the D-League, blogs about the origins of this Friday's H-O-R-S-E contest, describes the process of putting it together, and solicits your ideas about what the D-League should try as part of its mission to be the R&D department for the NBA.
Tonight CNBC business reporter Darren Rovell will unveil a documentary about Nike that he has been working on for months. He had sit down interviews with everyone from Phil Knight to Michael Jordan, and he even toured factories in Asia. But perhaps the most important players in the whole industry are the sneakerheads, who make an appearance too.
A really good YouTube tribute to the University of Memphis basketball program includes a nice little mention of "Uncle Wes."
Rudy Gay, talking about the suggestions he has been getting for the dunk contest.
ESPN's David Thorpe talks to Chad Ford about Shaquille O'Neal in Phoenix.