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Wilson, Damn: NBA Players in China Could Be Stuck There Until March

Some interesting and important news for fantasy owners to take into account when working on their draft cheat sheets (and you ARE working on your cheat sheets, right? RIGHT?): According to Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Chinese Basketball Association is not going to let NBA players out of their contracts, and thus restrict players such as Wilson Chandler and J.R. Smith from playing in the NBA until March, when the Chinese season ends.

Chandler, Smith, Kenyon Martin and Aaron Brooks are the relevant names in China right now. Brooks curiously signed his deal on Nov. 17, and is now stuck. Chandler and Brooks are currently under contract with the Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns, respectively, while Smith and Martin are unrestricted free agents. Continue reading

Free Love campaign a success

From Chad Ford’s ESPN/TrueHoop post today:

Sources say that the Wolves and Love have talked since the game and that going forward, Rambis won’t be benching the team’s best player in the fourth quarter.

The public pressure surrounding the Wolves after only a few games has been gigantic. On Election Day, your voices have been heard. A big win for the Internet.

Now let’s hope Rambis follows through.

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