Your morning links. Happy Bubble Gum Day
- Trevor Ariza has been diagnosed with a "severe ankle sprain." While some sources have him out indefinitely, others have speculated that he'll be out for the next two weeks.
- In his stead, the Hornets are expected to sign Sasha Pavlovic.
- John Reid reckons Quincy Pondexter may get the start against the Lakers on Saturday.
- Monty Williams calls Kevin Durant "the MVP of the league."
- Finally, no Hornets made the Western Conference's All Star reserves, and none are expected to be chosen by David Stern as the injury replacement for Yao Ming.