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NBC’s Seth Mey­ers, on NBA com­mis­sioner Adam Sil­ver’s plan to raise the min­i­mum player age from 19 to 20: “The league’s age max­i­mum will con­tinue to be Kevin Gar­nett.” Co­me­dian Argus Hamil­ton, af­ter Nets player An­drei Kir­ilenko an­nounced he will open the first Hoot­ers restau­rant in Rus­sia this month: “It’s prob­a­bly the only way to keep the Rus­sians from go­ing into Ukraine.”

Steve Schrader of the Detroit Free Press, re­call­ing the Pis­tons’ “Bad Boys” era: “It was back when the jer­seys didn’t have sleeves. And nei­ther did the shorts.” NCAA pres­i­dent Mark Em­mert, to ESPN Ra­dio, on re­lax­ing food rules for stu­dent-ath­letes: “If UConn wants to feed Shabazz break­fast in bed ev­ery day, they can.”

— The Seat­tle Times

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