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

* Yao Ming’s golf game needs a bit of work.

* Sacramento Kings rookie Thomas Robinson with a huge put-back dunk over Dwight Howard.

* Dwight Howard’s first points as a Laker.

* T-Mac arrives in China and is mobbed at the airport by screaming fans.

* Jeff Green with a nice chase down block.

* Hoopshype ranks the NBA coaches from worst to best.

* Jamal Crawford doesn’t work on his game. Gee, big surprise.

* The NBA is dropping the center spot from the All-Star ballot. Makes sense.

* Two decades ago, an extra player walked onto the court on the deciding possession of a Game 7. No one noticed. Here’s the fascinating story of what actually happened.

* Roy Hibbert doing Gangnam Style at a shopping centre.

* Check out Ben Simmons’ profile on DraftExpress.

* Patty Mills confident after his Olympic experience.

* If you’ve got some time on your hands, here’s a Bill Simmons’ podcast with Brian Scalabrine. When Bill’s not randomly jumping from one topic to another, Scal has some interesting things to say on a range of topics, including the Ray Allen/Rondo situation. And here’s a surprise; he basically blames Ray for the bust-up.


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