A few random notes from around the league:
- David Lee started the season hot on his way to making the All-Star game, but since he's played poorly on both ends of the court, writes MercuryNews.com's Monte Pool. And it's had a negative effect on the Warriors, who are suddenly in danger of missing the playoffs.
- After J.J. Redick was traded to the Magic, guard Maurice Harkless has stepped into a more involved role with the team, and he's succeeding, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
- Hoopsworld.com's Alex Kennedy asks what's next for several former NBA players who played in China but have recently returned to the United States.