Earlier today, we rounded up several Bobcats rumors and notes from Zach Lowe, and passed along word that Eric Griffin will participate in training camp with the Heat. Now let's check out a few more of the day's items from around the Eastern Conference….
- Al Harrington is closing in on a one-year contract with the Wizards and tells Michael Lee of the Washington Post that he believes Washington is "definitely" a playoff team. Although Harrington's health forced him to consider retirement at times last year, he's looking forward to getting back on the court for the Wizards.
- The signing of Beno Udrih ensures that Knicks coach Mike Woodson will have plenty of lineups and styles of play at his disposal this season, writes Beckley Mason of the New York Times.
- Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News writes that Brett Brown will be a good fit as the Sixers' new head coach, while Tom Ziller of SBNation.com points out that just because Brown received a four-year deal, it doesn't necessarily mean he'll keep the job for all four years.
- Joel Brigham of HoopsWorld identifies Danny Granger (Pacers), Rajon Rondo (Celtics), and Joel Anthony (Heat) as a few players he thinks may be moved before next year's trade deadline.