NBA Essentials ranks our six favorite stories of the day.
1. Hoops Addict. Blogger tries out for D-League team. Blogger gets injured within 30 minutes. Blogger still gets a good story with great video out of it.
2. ESPN.com, via FD. Bill Simmons puts together a great Elgin Baylor column.
4. Nothing But Net. Our first "I should have stayed retired" joke from Larry Brown is in the books.
5. True Hoop. Abbott wonders, "If there were another Tim Donaghy, would the NBA catch him?" Terrific analys
6. SLAM. That epic Gilbert Arenas interview you've heard about.