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"There's no way, with hindsight, I
would've ever called up Larry, called up Magic and said, 'Hey,
look, let's get together and play on one team,'" Jordan said after
finishing tied for 22nd in the American Century Championship golf
tournament in Stateline, Nev. "But that's … things are
different. I can't say that's a bad thing. It's an opportunity
these kids have today. In all honesty, I was trying to beat those
"Mike and I are in 100 percent
agreement on this," Charles Barkley told the Arizona Republic
week. "If you're the two-time defending NBA MVP, you don't
leave anywhere. They come to you. That's ridiculous. I like LeBron.
He's a great player. But I don't think in the history of sports
you can find a two-time defending MVP leaving to go play with
Well said, gentlemen.
Rajon Rondo is the latest Celtic (Danny, Ray) to remind everyone who the defending Eastern Conference Champions are:
"As far as the East, we're the champs," Rondo said, according to the Palm
He suggested all the chatter about whether Miami is now the team to
beat will be settled on the court.
"This is a different group in Miami," said Rondo, according to AOL
Fanhouse. "You can't compare the two Big Threes. Only time will
tell. It depends on their style of play. Only time will tell how this
There's very little news on the free-agent front. There's mutual interest between the Cavaliers and Matt Barnes, reports Brian Windhorst.