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The 10-man rotation, starring the death of the breakaway dunk

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Michael Jordan swoops in for the easy lay-up (Getty Images)

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: The Classical. Whatever happened to the breakaway dunk? Defense, I guess. Sadly.
PF: Grantland. Sebastian Pruiti on the new wrinkles to Oklahoma City's offense.
SF: Snakkle. Pictures of NBA players, before they were stars. Or NBA players, even.
SG: Sam Smith on the late Orlando Woolridge.
PG: Chicago Tribune. Fred Mitchell discusses the career and passing of Woolridge, as well.

6th: Silver Screen and Roll. The five worst moments in a rough 2011-12 for the Lakers.
7th: The Big Event. Rick Barry's dastardly fashion, through the years.
8th: Sports Illustrated.'s best and brightest discuss the fab Western Conference finals.
9th: New York Mag. 'How Carmelo Anthony Hijacked the New York Knicks.'
10th: Hardwood Paroxysm. Curtis Harris on the career of the late Bob Boozer.

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