Stephon Marbury's reaction to Katrina is a little like my own: Hug your children, send money, and cry.
Bob Cousy says an ailing Red Auerbach is "too mean to die."
New Cavalier guard Damon Jones considers himself one of the top five shooters in the world. Last year in Miami, he was Shaquille O'Neal's jokey sidekick. Teammates called Shaq "Shrek" which made Jones "Donkey."
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Kevin Garnett, Steve Francis, Sam Cassell, Jermaine O'Neal, Ron Artest, Stephon Marbury, Chauncey Billups, Paul Pierce, Lindsey Hunter, Alonzo Mourning, Charles Oakley, Antonio McDyess, Amare Stoudemire and Derrick Coleman are among those slated to play in Kenny Smith's Katrina-Relief All-Star game.
NPR's Frank Deford on team spirit.
Let's hear it for Sports Illustrated writer Jack McCallum.
Says here that for everyone who watches a Houston Rockets game on a TV outside of China, there are thirty people watching on a TV inside China. Time to brush up on your globalization.
Several days after I said it, Tony Parker says it: Miami have may have too many stars. I'm not mad about it, though.