All the quick hits of NBA news that you need to start your day
Metta World Peace and the Lakers have agreed to a one-year contract worth $7.7 million.
I'm very excited and happy the Lakers resigned me for one more year at $7.7million dollars. The first deal ever signed before July 1st!
— Metta World Peace (@MettaWorldPeace) June 27, 2013
Larry Bird is returning to the Pacers’ front office
Larry Bird is returning to the Pacers in a front office role, league source tells Y! Sports. Team has called a news conference for Thursday.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 26, 2013
Dwight Howard is unlikely to re-sign with the Lakers
Sources: Dwight Howard unlikely to re-sign with the Lakers. Dallas and Houston the favorites. Main issue w/Lakers is Mike D'Antoni's system
— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 27, 2013
“Arenas was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol at about 2:30 a.m. early Thursday morning in Los Angeles for speeding, according to TMZ. But it wasn’t a typical traffic stop, as officers immediately found that the entire bed of Arenas’ Ford pickup truck was filled with illegal fireworks.”