ESPN.com's Intelligence Report: April 17
Updated: April 17, 2006, 11:20 AM ET
Editor's note: ESPN.com is waking up early in the morning and aggregating news from papers around the country to bring you the latest NBA talk.
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Kobe has surgery, expected out 9 months
- LeBron out against Blazers for sprained wrist
- Barnes still irked as NBA clears Suns owner
- Hornets' Walker has surgery, out 6 weeks