Saturday Morning Hot Links: Oakley, Ewing, Jr and Landry

Good morning folks.  Here are a couple of Hot Links to start your BBall morning.

Charles Oakley

Our bloggin Bloguin cousins at Project Spurs has a nice piece on the Spurs hankering for Charles Oakley after Dennis Rodman left. In 1996 the Spurs wanted Oakley

Patrick Ewing, Jr. has been signed to a non-guaranteed training camp contract. New York Times

Landry Fields has finally signed a contract with the Knicks. ( The two-year rookie contract, which contains incentives, is guaranteed at $473,604 for the first year. (New York

Earl Barron is not likely to be a Knick but is looking for the right opportunity to join the NBA. (

Earl Barron and Knicks

Danilo Gallinari and Basketball Without BordersDanilo’s website has a new snazzy look. ( Be careful at work though because the website automatically opens with Alicia Keys singing “Empire State of Mind.”  In his photo gallery, Gallo gas some photos from his trip to Africa where he participated in the “Basketball Without Borders” program.

Ball Hype Is Dead! Pour out a Little Liquor for BallHype.  After a dramatic transformation, the Digg-site for sports blogs, Ball Hype, disappeared from the scene,  Ben Koo, the CEO for Bloguin, offers an insightful analysis of the site’s demise.



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