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Fox has "handed out a script order" to "THE SECOND HALF," a "multicamera comedy that is being exec produced" by actor WILL ARNETT and Warriors G STEPHEN CURRY. The film takes a "humorous look at a retired NBA player who moves back home to Charlotte, buys a car wash and struggles to reconnect with his father, daughter, ex-girlfriend and childhood best friend" (HOLLYWOODREPORTER.com, 11/22)....Kentucky Sports Radio host MATT JONES, who "stepped down from iHeart Radio earlier this month while he debated a Senate run" against Senate Majority Leader MITCH MCCONNELL (R-Ky.), announced on Twitter Monday he is "returning to the show next month." Jones also said that he has "re-signed with iHeart Radio to do Kentucky Sports Radio for 5 more years" (Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL, 11/26)....Spurs G LONNIE WALKER IV prior to Friday's game against the 76ers in Philadelphia "returned to his hardscrabble roots to deliver turkeys to 100 needy families from the Reading School District." Walker "credited the Spurs with helping him pull off the event" (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 11/26).