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Links: Trevor Booker shines for the Washington Wizards in 102-94 preseason win over the Milwaukee Bucks

In today's Washington Wizards links, Trevor Booker leads the team with 22 points in a 102-94 victory against the Bucks, improving the team's preseason record to 2-4 with two games remaining before the start of the regular season.

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CookBook'n the Bucks links:

  • With 22 points in a 102-94 victory over the Bucks, Trevor Booker made a strong statement that he deserves to be the starter at power forward if Nene can't go on opening night. A.J. Price also played a good game with 17 points, 11 assists and only two turnovers and seems to have secured the starting point guard spot in John Wall's stead. [Us | Brew Hoop | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Highlights & box score | Booker postgame interview]
  • Chris Singleton doesn't care what position he plays so long as he's on the court. [Washington Post]
  • Are the Wizards the NBA's biggest sleeper in 2012-13? [HoopsWorld]
  • Injuries to Nene and Kevin Seraphin have meant increased playing time for Earl Barron, and he's took advantage against the Raptors. [Wizards Insider]
  • Zach Harper thinks the Wizards' backcourt depth makes Wall's injury less significant than Nene's. Not sure Wiz fans would agree. [CBS Sports]
  • Antawn Jamison, Hall of Famer? Excellent read on the former Wizard and all-around great guy. [Grantland]
  • Morris Almond's tenure in the Adriatic League didn't last long. [Sportando]
  • A new study concludes that an NBA team in Virginia Beach would support 3,700 jobs and generate more than $500 million a year in economic activity for the state, including $11 million in tax revenue. [WTOP]
  • Stephen Curry is doing fine after rolling his ankle in Friday's preseason game against the Trail Blazers. [SB Nation]
  • Henry Abbot wonders whether there's doping in the NBA. [TrueHoop]