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Jackie MacMullan
May 22, 2000
Pacers president Donnie Walsh declined an invitation from the Nets to talk about succeeding their president, Michael Rowe. But Walsh did recommend his G.M., David Kahn, who will interview with New Jersey when Indiana's season ends....
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May 22, 2000

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Pacers president Donnie Walsh declined an invitation from the Nets to talk about succeeding their president, Michael Rowe. But Walsh did recommend his G.M., David Kahn, who will interview with New Jersey when Indiana's season ends....

Timberwolves assistant Sidney Lowe is quietly meeting with teams that have coaching vacancies. He interviewed with the Hawks and was scheduled to speak with the Grizzlies, whose president, Dick Versace, has made it clear he will not coach....

How's this for a wake-up call for Heat point guard Tim Hardaway, who will be a free agent this summer: Miami coach Pat Riley doesn't think Hardaway has dedicated himself enough to his rehabilitation from injuries. "He's always a bit over what we want him to be playing at weightwise," Riley says. "I think if he wants to save his career, he's going to have to do something night and day."...

League MVP Shaquille O'Neal, whose contract expires in 2003, is eligible for a three-year extension worth $83.5 million, but Lakers sources say it's unlikely he will receive all of that, because team owner Jerry Buss has vowed he will not pay a luxury tax.

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