Kevin Garnett paces before the game for a long playoff contest (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: WEEI. Paul Flannery on Kevin Garnett, the 'Lion in Spring.'
PF: Sports Illustrated. You may have already read Chris Ballard's feature on the Bryants. Read again.
SF: Hoopsanalyst. Looking at Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's pro prospects.
SG: ESPN. Kevin Arnovitz's very good feature on Clippers el jefe Neil Olshey.
PG: Blazers Edge. 'An Open Letter to Paul Allen.'
6th: SLAM. Myles Brown's typically Myles Brown-ish (that is to say, quite good) interview with Kobe.
7th: Gothic Ginobili. 'The Los Angeles Lakers and Absent Passion.'
8th: Eight Points, Nine Seconds. Can the Indiana Pacers handle going small?
9th: NBA.com. The 76ers are learning to win in the clutch.
10th: SB Nation. A look at Sacramento's arena fight, titled 'Small Market, Big Heart.'
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