A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball.
* This is awesome. A Taiwanese animation recaps the NBA lockout.
* CBS Sports’ Ken Berger lays down the options for Chris Paul. Unless he’s willing to take a massive hit financially, he can forget about the Knicks.
* Besiktas retires Deron Williams’ jersey after just 15 games. Good luck trying to top that.
* Some NBA ‘legends’ are set to play an exhibition game in China. Among the participants: Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Penny Hardaway, Gary Payton, Clyde Drexler and Voshon Lenard (what the???).
* ESPN’s master blogger Henry Abbott walks us through the final media stakeout of the labour negotiations.
* The nuts and bolts of the new amnesty provision.