1) While many current NBA players and former Magic stars are congregating in Orlando for a charity basketball game, the NBA's labor issues loom large, writes Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. This could be the last hint of professional basketball in Orlando for a while.
2) Monday there will be a vote of sorts on the collective bargaining agreement with some proposed revisions. What those revisions are or whether the union reps will go for it is a completely different question.
3) NBA player rep Etan Thomas wrote an op-ed piece for ESPN.com highlighting his stance on several issues in the labor lockout. Matt Moore of Pro Basketball Talk provides some perspective and response.
4) It may not be the best deal for the players, but with games going by the wayside and the season on the verge of cancellation, the players better cut their losses and take a deal now before it gets much much worse.
6) Magic rookie Justin Harper had a career game last night for Strasbourg in France. Harper poured in 20 points on 7-for-14 shooting to help his team return to .500.
7) Dwight Howard's big weekend extravaganza kicked off last night with some bowling. The Orlando Sentinel has photos and video.
8) Sean Flanery of Sheridan Hoops awards the Tweet of the Day to Nazr Mohammed, who explains that he may not be affected much from this collective bargaining agreement, but he wants to keep fighting for the younger players.
9) How about a double dose of Magic memories? On Veterans' Day 1995, Penny Hardaway stepped up in Shaq's absence to take down the Heat. And on Nov. 13, 2006, Jameer Nelson began building his clutch reputation in Boston.