The 10-man rotation, starring an arena in Brooklyn

Kelly Dwyer

A look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out.

C: Nets Basketball (via SB Marc J. Spears). A picture of the Nets' BKNY arena, slated to open a year and a half from now, conveniently released just as the Nets are trying to convince Anthony to sign a post-trade contract extension with them.
PF: The Dream Shake. A roundup of the D-League Showcase.
SF: FanHouse. Stephen A. Smith is trying to wedge his way to relevance, again.
SG: TBJ. You may have already read, but re-read Holly MacKenzie's take on Kobe Bryant(notes) and aging.
PG: Pro Basketball Talk. Of course Dennis Rodman is a Hall of Famer, Scottie Pippen.
6th: Celtics Hub. Hayes Davenport with a pretty cool look at the "fattest" teams in the NBA.
7th: Knickerblogger. The Knicks have traded their Carmelo Anthony(notes) trade rumors to New Jersey. Hee hee.
8th. Jim Paschke's Twitter. Tuesday night's Hawks/Bucks postponement could benefit Milwaukee greatly.
9th. You will learn something interesting from each of Britt Robson's 30 team rankings, every week.
10th: TBJ. Phil Jackson demeans a reporter under the assumption that he couldn't understand Los Angeles' defensive principals before relenting and explaining the sort of defensive principals (especially sending the guard baseline in a screen/roll situation) that he's been demanding for two decades. Pretty much a jerk move, Phil. If ennui has set in and you don't want to talk X's and O's, just cop to it.

Got a link or tip for Ball Don't Lie? Holler at me at KD_BDL_ED (at), or follow me on Twitter.