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Links: Science says a Washington Wizard is the NBA's most overpaid player

Get away! Each dribble earns me a couple hundred Gs...
Get away! Each dribble earns me a couple hundred Gs...

The Wizards are set to work out UConn center Andre Drummond today and the Heat have taken a 2-1 lead in the 2012 NBA Finals with two more games to play in Miami before returning to OKC, if necessary. Links:

  • Guess who is the most overpaid player in the NBA, according to Science. I think most Wizards fans could figure it out. Two things about this list: It includes some big stars and, hysterically, most of the players on it are actually worth negative wins, and are thus overpaid by more than their actual salary. [CNBC | Yahoo! Sports]
  • Two more mock drafts have the Wizards selecting Michael Kidd-Gilchrist at No. 3. [Y! Sports/DraftExpress | Sheridan Hoops (complete with second round picks, including a couple intriguing selections by the Wiz)]
  • Ben Mehic thinks the pick at No. 3 has to be Bradley Beal. [Wiz of Awes]
  • Rashad Mobley doesn't think Austin Rivers is a fit on the Wizards roster. [Truth About It]
  • There doesn't appear to be a consensus pick for the No. 13 spot on our Community Draft Board, with John Henson, Tyler Zeller, Dion Waiters and Damian Lillard all pretty much neck-and-neck.
  • Sounds like the Bobcats really want to rid themselves of the No. 2 pick in the draft. [SI]
  • Mike profiles Suns guard Shannon Brown in our latest installment of Better Know A Free Agent.
  • If you were wondering how the Wizards Girls tryouts went, Wizards Extreme was there, as was Trevor Booker.
  • If you skipped over Mike's Father's Day post about the genesis of his Wizards fandom, do yourself a favor and read it.
  • Last night it was the Thunder that blew a double-digit lead on the road and, with Kevin Durant in foul trouble, wilted down the stretch as the Heat, led by LeBron James and a rejuvenated Dwyane Wade, clawed their way back for a Game 3 victory and a 2-1 series lead with two more games at home before heading back to Oklahoma City. Recaps: [SB Nation | Washington Post | SI | Yahoo! Sports | Daily Dime | AP]
  • Chris Mannix offers his five thoughts on Game 3. [SI]
  • Mike Wise writes that the Heat had all the hallmarks of a Pat Riley team in winning Game 3. [Washington Post]
  • It looked like Wade followed Mike's prescription for repeated success last night. [SB Nation]
  • Oh how the Heat have grown since the last year's NBA Finals. [SB Nation | SI]
  • Simply put, the Heat have looked like the hungrier team these NBA Finals. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Are the Thunder regressing for the first time in these playoffs? [ESPN]
  • Durant couldn't miss early in Game 3, but lost his mojo in the second half after having to sit on the bench with foul trouble. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • James Harden had a pretty bad Game 3. [TrueHoop]
  • Durant doesn't want to hear about all the chances the Thunder will have a win a title if it falls short in 2012. [Wizards Insider]
  • After retiring from basketball at 27 due to chronic knee ailments, is Brandon Roy considering a return to the NBA? [Yahoo! Sports | SI]
  • After working out with Roy, NBA Draft prospect Tony Wroten thinks Roy still has some good ball left in him. [SB Nation]