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NBA: October 20, 2005

Posted: Thursday October 20, 2005 11:16AM; Updated: Thursday October 20, 2005 11:16AM
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The mild mannered Tim Duncan called the NBA's new dress code a
The mild mannered Tim Duncan called the NBA's new dress code a "load of crap."
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What does Tim Duncan think about the dress code? "I think it's a load of crap," Duncan said. "I understand what they're trying to do with the hats and do-rags and jerseys and stuff. That's fine. But I don't understand why they would take it to this level. I think it's basically retarded. "I don't like the direction they're going, but who am I?" Duncan said he might choose to stay in the locker room on nights he isn't playing.
-- San Antonio Express-News

Former NBA forward Dennis Rodman has been negotiating with the ABA's Tijuana Dragons.
-- ProBasketballNews.com

NBA superstar Michael Jordan admits he is a competitive junkie whose gambling has at times reached "stupid" levels, but insists he never put his career or personal life at risk. In a rare interview, set for broadcast this weekend on CBS' "60 Minutes," Jordan, 42, acknowledged being embarrassed after losing control of his betting.
-- New York Daily News

After four exhibition games, it sounds like Heat coach Stan Van Gundy is leaning toward keeping Antoine Walker as a sixth man. Walker playing a reserve role has been suggested and implied since the Heat acquired him in August, but Van Gundy spoke in depth about the idea for the first time Wednesday.
-- Miami Heat

Pacer Stephen Jackson didn't back off his statement about the league making a "racial statement" with its new rule banning chains. "That's how I feel about it," he said Wednesday. "It is what it is. It's basically over to me. I can't do anything about it, but abide by the rules."
-- Indianapolis Star

Owner Jerry Buss says Lakers will make the playoffs, Kobe Bryant will have a 'sensational' year, and Kwame Brown and Smush Parker are pivotal.
-- Los Angeles Times

Fed up after two consecutive poor preseason performances, Larry Brown issued a mandate yesterday that playing time this season will be dictated not by contract or reputation, but by smart play and sheer hustle, something these Knicks haven't shown yet.
-- Newark Star-Ledger

A few miles from Hollywood, George Karl deferred to a special guest star Wednesday. Karl sat back while his friend, former University of Utah coach Rick Majerus, installed a new defensive set during Nuggets practice on UCLA's campus. Majerus did a similar favor for San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich last season.
-- Denver Post

Although backup point guard Shaun Livingston has been slowed since training camp because of a lower back strain, starting point guard Sam Cassell recently said he expected the second-year player to have a breakout season.
-- Los Angeles Times

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