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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Up for auction by SCP: Great Western Forum basket stanchion (1988-1994). Used for MJ's first title in 1991

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

It appears Nets PG Jeremy Lin has applied for a trademark on the phrase "Brook-Lin" for apparel purposes, according to records. A fan applied for and then transferred the trademark to Lin after he signed with Brooklyn, according to fan site NetsDaily.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeremy Lin said on JJ Redick's podcast that he wouldn't even have considered the Nets if Kenny Atkinson wasn't there in place as head coach. Liked the fact that he and Atkinson were at the bottom together in New York and worked their way up.

Wilbon weighs in on MJ's statement

Michael Wilbon reacts to Michael Jordan's statement on police brutality and community relations: "The depth of [Jordan's] emotion ... is something that so many people in this country are feeling."

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Jordan releases anti-violence statement

Michael Jordan is pledging $1 million apiece to two organizations that he believes can help facilitate change. Full statement

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Jordan: "I can no longer stay silent"

Michael Jordan releases statement on police violence, pledges to make donations, and hopes to encourage change. Story

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Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Langston Galloway, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, said on a conference call with local media today that his family was thrilled when they learned he'd be playing closer to home. "They're definitely excited," he said. "When I first got a chance to tell my mom and dad and my wife's family, they all just started crying because it's a great opportunity to see me play as a professional back home. [There's] definitely excitement back home for me."