A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball.

* DeSagana Diop earns $7 million per year (I am not lying) to play basketball. Keep that in mind as you watch this footage.

* Sports Illustrated’s Zach Lowe takes issue with the notion that Andrew Bogut is ‘injury-prone’.

* J.R. Smith’s sister gets into ANOTHER brawl in China. You must be proud Mr. and Mrs. Smith. By the way, Smitty dropped 60 in a recent game.

* ‘Whats Doin’ golden boy Dirk Nowitzki is at it again, this time showing off his impressive commentary skills.

* Nate Drexler from Magic Basketball wants to detonate the entire Orlando Magic team. I don’t blame him.

* Stop the press – LeBron James rides his bike to a game and everybody reports on it (yes, ok, including me).

* Carlos Boozer’s son prefers the Miami Heat over Chicago.

* TrueHoop’s Henry Abbott explores how Greg Popovich is ahead of the curve in terms of managing his players.


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