Today's links are brief because Amin and I are heading out the door to cover the Wizards' final day of training camp.
OPEN PRACTICE: Today's festivities conclude with an open practice at 6:30 p.m. at the Patriot Center, featuring a musical performance by Wale and more. Amin and I will both be there. If you are going, send me an email (mikeprada AT sbnation DOT com). Would love to say hello. [CSN Washington]
PROJECT ZERO? That's the name that Nets Daily has coined for the rehabilitation of Andray Blatche. Why Project Zero? He's wearing number zero, and he has zero money guaranteed, so it makes sense. Anyway, things are apparently going well so far. [Nets Daily | New York Post]
CUBAN DROPS THE BALL: Deron Williams says that Mark Cuban's absence at a July meeting convinced him to sign with the Brooklyn Nets. Where was Cuban? Filming an episode of the reality show "Shark Tank." [New York Times]