The Links: Chris Douglas-Roberts talks tattoos and Michigan natives Jordan Crawford and JaVale McGee are among the NBA’s most lovable goofballs

October 28, 2012 in Roundup

Our Sunday roundup of news from around the state.

Detroit native Chris Douglas-Roberts shows off his tattoos. (

Former Detroit Country Day standout Shane Battier is learning how to be an undersized power forward. (South Florida Sun-Sentinel)

More on how Battier is a key to the Heat offense and defense. (

The friendship between Michigan coach John Beilein and St. Louis Cardinals manger Mike Matheny. (Michigan Daily)

Saginaw’s Jason Richardson talks about the upcoming NBA season. (Hoops World)

Detroit’s Jalen Rose could help ESPN’s NBA studio show rival TNT’s. (The Hoya)

The case for Detroit native Jordan Crawford in Washington. (Wizard of Awes)

Crawford’s evolution as a point guard replacement continues. (Bullets Forever)

Flint’s JaVale McGee is the 12th best Washington Wizard of the last five years. (Truth About It)

Could Crawford follow McGee’s footsteps as the NBA’s next lovably entertaining goofball? (Grantland)

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