Fiddlin' and Diddlin' - Daily Links 8/22

Herald    Team USA overcomes rocky start to beat Lithuania 77-61
Americans survive bad start
Globe  Absent Perkins still a team player
CelticsBlog    Avery Bradley Still On the Mend
CelticsLife  Red's Legacy: Keep It Simple
What the Hell Happened to...Todd Day?
Loscy    I bid adieu, offer a farewell, and a final re-post
NESN   Eddie House: 'Miami Big Three Will Be Like Boston on Steroids
Kendrick Perkins Future with Celtics Uncertain Heading Into Final Contract Year

Red's Army    Your Morning Dump... Where Rondo struggled
The Lebron James is a bitch song
Under Armour's new kicks: Hot or not?
Celtics 24/7   Rondo and Team USA Recover and Save Win VS Lithuania
Dimemag    Team USA struggles early, beats Lithuania late
Delonte West, Allen Iverson fighting to save NBA careers
ESPN   Kevin Durant helps Team USA hold off Lithuania in worlds warmup
Rookie Avery Bradley eager to show Celtics what he can do
Sheridan: Learning experience for Team USA
Lex Nihil Novi   Riles Unhappy with McHale
Cooz Reflects on First Four Games of 1984 NBA Finals
Celtics Town  Rasheed Wallace’s post-retirement workout
Shaq might have a new fiancee
Highlight Reel: This Rondo mixtape is great
3-on-3 basketball might become an Olympic sport?
Team USA beats Lithuania 77-61, but Rajon Rondo struggles
Gino's Jungle  Best Game of Eastern Conference Finals Vs. Orlando Magic
Boston Celtics Report   Boston Celtics Ray Allen Is A Better Pure Shooter Than Larry Bird
Hangtime Blogs   Notes From USA 77, LTU 61
Shoon Sports    Boston Celtics Draft Pick: 6’4″ Avery Bradley has got Bounce! (Texas)
NBC Sports   Winderman: Some free agents are still home alone
Bleacher Report   Dwyane Wade: Has D-Wade Usurped Kobe Bryant As The NBA's Top SG?
The 10 Juiciest Potential Storylines The 2011 NBA Season Might Offer
Shaq Addition To The Celtics Will Pay Huge Dividends
Ron Artest, Matt Barnes: Creating Order Out of Chaos For The LA Lakers
AZ Central   Eddie House joins the Miami Heat, braces for the circus
USA Basketball    Up Next: Spain
USAB: USAB Video: Coach K post game
An English Perspective more time?
NY Times   Inside the Knockoff-Tennis-Shoe Factory
Washington Post    John Wall attends rookie transition program
Pro Basketball Talk    Team USA takes care of Lithuania... eventually     Summer recap: One more run... again
Yahoo   Convicted Jordan killer believes he will go free
Paul Pierce wants to finish his career in Europe - Ball Don't Lie
LA Times  ESPN's Jay Mariotti arrested by L.A. police [Updated]
Slam Online   Nuggets To Sit Down with Melo
Kendrick Perkins On The Mend From Major Injury
Bostonist    Sports Redux: No Comment Needed