Not counting pre-season, but counting Team USA and the playoffs, Kobe Bryant has played 281 games since he last sat out with an injury.
Boris Diaw goes just a little too soon off the screen, and the Bobcats lose a chance to beat the Lakers.
The case that the Clippers could use a D-League coach with a reputation for playing a very exciting brand of basketball.
John Krolik of Cavs the Blog: "The Cavs are one of the best defensive teams in the league in the fourth quarter. The Heat are one of the worst scoring teams in the fourth quarter. So the Heat only managing 13 points in the fourth quarter wasn’t a huge surprise."
Queen City Hoops has a new version of the Player Swap Tool, and a graph showing that most players get a little less efficient with more touches.
Joakim Noah has been playing so hard. But now he'll sit. Thanks, plantar fasciitis.
Anatomy of a Wizards turnover, from Truth About It: "Brendan [Haywood] panics and throws the ball away, right in the territory where Jared Jeffries can simply dive with hustle and gain a possession. Phil Chenier mentioned that no one came to relieve Haywood of ball. Kinda true, I guess, but Haywood also handles the ball like Stanley from 'The Office'."
New idea: I'm going to get movie tips from NBA players on Twitter. Manu Ginobili recommended "Food, Inc." (trailer), and I just watched it. It's important stuff, and it'll ruin your lunch. Now Grant Hill's calling for opinions on "Book of Eli," which he calls "interesting."