Super-heroes, Super Bowls, and super-aggressive. All that and more, in today's Shootaround.
Posted by Matt Moore
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Following a series of Marvel Comics NBA Season Preview covers for ESPN, Marvel and the NBA will begin producing merchandise according to a press release.
Rick Adelman says he's not worried about his contract. Ironically, Adelman has overachieved with an undermanned roster each year except this one, where even without Yao Ming, he's underperformed. Bad timing.
Add Marc Gasol to the list of players who has considered returning overseas at some point, which would take a major Grizzlies building block, and huge 2011 restricted free agent, off the table.
Kendrick Perkins can't see himself playing anywhere else but Boston. That's the kind of money quote Celtics fans were looking for to ease their minds about Perkins' upcoming free agency.
Phil Jackson says Pau Gasol will never be Kevin Garnett, going around trying to "punch guys in the groin."
This just in, Gilbert Arenas still says nonsensical things.
Stephen Jackson: "I get techs because I want to. I don't care."
Delonte West says he'll be back the first game after the All-Star break.
Marquis Daniels is expected to miss 1-2 months after that scary neck injury Sunday.
LeBron James kind of had somewhere else to be yesterday instead of beating the Clippers.