* We have a DeAndre Jordan rule: NBA and NBPA have agreed to shorten the July free-agency moratorium.
* In a podcast with Sam Amick and Jeff Zilgitt, Luol Deng talks about the Heat’s chances of winning the East, his move to the power forward spot and free agency. He’s happy in Miami, but of course open to other options.
* We have posted an excerpt of Jonathan Abrams’ Boys Among Men book that focuses on Kobe Bryant’s pre-draft workouts with the Lakers. It’s a great read… like the rest of the book.
* HoopsHype’s Raul Barrigon interviews Caron Butler, who’s working on a movie based on his life with Mark Wahlberg. Which NBA player would he like to play his role? Russell Westbrook, of course.
* Marc J. Spears is leaving Yahoo! Sports for ESPN’s The Undefeated. Adrian Wojnarowski says goodbye in a Facebook post.