A few random notes from around the league.
- Kobe Bryant made his way back on the court for the first time today, reports ESPNLA.com's Dave McMenamin. He didn't participate in any drills with his teammates, and the organization remains quiet on any timetable for return.
- According to Houston Fox 26's Mark Berman, former Rockets center Ralph Sampson wants to work with the organization, and could possibly become the head coach of their D-League affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
- Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw says second-year forward Quincy Miller reminds him of a younger Paul George, writes the Denver Post's Chris Dempsey. Shaw was an assistant with the Pacers last season, when the Indiana forward was named to his first All-Star game.