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Around The Rim
Jackie MacMullan
May 04, 1998
If the Rockets lose out on the Scottie Pippen free-agent sweepstakes, they may try to sign Mavericks forward Cedric Ceballos, who has received an endorsement from his former Suns teammate Charles Barkley....
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May 04, 1998

Around The Rim

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If the Rockets lose out on the Scottie Pippen free-agent sweepstakes, they may try to sign Mavericks forward Cedric Ceballos, who has received an endorsement from his former Suns teammate Charles Barkley....

Don't misread Pat coach Pat Riley's decision to leave Brent Barry, who was recovering from a sprained right ankle, off the playoff roster. Barry's injury prevented him from learning Miami's system after he was acquired in February from the Clippers. Riley would like to re-sign the 6'6" Barry this summer and turn him into a point guard....

Bucks coach Chris Ford and his staff will meet with team owner Herb Kohl early this month to discuss their future. Sources say Ford received favorable ratings from his players during their end-of-season meetings with Kohl....

The Hawks, who could use a scorer at small forward, may bid for Suns free agent Dennis Scott....

The Pistons' coaching search was over before it began. Sources close to Detroit management say interim coach Alvin Gentry will keep the job with the blessings of Joe Dumars and Grant Hill. That may leave former Pistons star Bill Laimbeer, who was interested in the position, to wonder why he didn't at least get a courtesy call from the team....

Agent David Falk has put the Hornets on notice that he wants Glen Rice's contract reworked or his client will request (read: demand) a trade. Rice has two years left at $12.4 million per.

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