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

* Some dude tries to replicate Kobe Bryant’s car jump. It didn’t work.

* Ben Simmons writes a new entry for his USA Today blog. Ben: “I’m up to about 6-foot-10, 230 pounds now.”

* Is this the beginning of the end for the Milwaukee Bucks?

* Thirteen NBA owners have been listed among Forbes’ 400 richest Americans. Hmm. Remember how they successfully cried poor during the 2011 lockout?

* Patty Mills on The Project.

* Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s first NBA game is online.

* Truehoop’s Henry Abbott with another excellent piece on the ‘hero ball’ concept.

* NBA 2K14 Developer Diary shows us some gameplay improvements.

* Andrew Bogut climbs the BRW Young Rich list.

* Marc Gasol throws an insane full-court pass to Sergio Llull for a layup in Spain’s EuroBasket win over Serbia.

* Check out the Lakers’ new black alternate jerseys.


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