Jarron and Jason Collins (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: Sports Illustrated. Former NBA center Jarron Collins, on his brother Jason: “I’ve never been more proud of him.”
PF: TrueHoop. I am at a loss to try and ape Kevin Arnovitz’s words, so I will just relay the headline: ‘Jason Collins and the pride of identity.’
SF: SportsNet. Michael Grange on Jason Collins’ giant step, the doors it will open, and his ability to push those who were unaware of his gifts out of their comfort zones.
SG: Sports on Earth. Will Leitch on Collins’ role in a world that has, thankfully, grown up around him.
PG: Los Angeles Times. Metta World Peace credits Jason Collins for relieving the “unnecessary stress” that comes from not being open with others about your sexuality for fear of backlash. He also invokes Cookie Monster.
6th: Vice. David Roth with a pitch-perfect takedown of the Maloof brothers. A few days old, but expertly-timed.
7th: New York Times. A list of players with the last name “Green” on the green-themed Boston Celtics.
8th: Charlotte Observer. Rick Bonnell with a fantastic column on the hiring and strange firing of former Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap.
9th: Grantland. Zach Lowe discusses the massive burden that Kevin Durant will have to work his way through in Russell Westbrook’s absence.
10th: SB Nation. David Kahn may not be long for Minnesota, which is why Tom Ziller decided to celebrate some of his more notable failures as Timberwolves general manager.
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