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Big Baby's Table, Flip Flipped, Love's Deadline, and Other NBA Notes

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Just a smattering of news items from around the NBA. Starting with a great zing.

Green Street " Big Baby: ‘The only thing I know is that I got paid a little bit more money’

Asked what Davis brings to the Magic, Dwight Howard said, "Food. Drinks. By the time he brings the food, there’s no food left. He usually eats it before he brings it to the table."

Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves approaching deadline for extension - NBA -

The deadline for players from the 2008 draft class to sign an extension is 11 p.m. Central time Wednesday. If the Wolves and Love do not come to agreement, the new face of the franchise will become a restricted free agent this summer.

UPDATE: Report: Kevin Love, Wolves agree to 4-year deal - reports that the Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a 4-year contract extension with All-Star forward Kevin Love worth $62 million.

Flip Saunders' Firing Should Only Be First Step In Wizards' Reconstruction -

Team owner Ted Leonsis has preached patience to fans with the team's youth, pointing to the Oklahoma City Thunder as an example of a young club that took their lumps and improved over time. Leonsis is right that taking the slow and steady route can work if done properly. But the Thunder never sunk so low to the point where they were not even close to competing with even the below-average NBA teams. As Bullets Forever noted on Monday, the Wizards have been embarrassed in seven of their 19 games (counting preseason) this year. This kind of ineptitude just leads to more ineptitude, and it can't continue.

Details emerge of league’s new revenue sharing plan | ProBasketballTalk

Looks like the NBA is going with a "pool" system for revenue sharing, something that is dramatically different in both style and amount than it was in the last labor deal.

Bulls F Deng hopes to avoid surgery on left wrist - NBA -

Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng hopes he won't need surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist.

NBA: 2011-12 All-Disappointment Team - ESPN - Hey, no Celtics on this list. That's always nice.

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