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: Chicago Tribune. Could this be Phil Jackson's last year as an NBA coach?
PF: Brew Hoop. Frank Madden explains what's gone wrong with John Salmons(notes).
SF: CBSSports.com. Matt Moore on the Memphis drop off.
SG: Pro Basketball Talk. Eight players who could be traded after Wednesday.
PG: The Point Forward. Zach Lowe wonders if it is time to make a move in Orlando.
6th: ESPN Los Angeles. Dave McMenamin's great look at Laker Shannon Brown(notes).
7th: Knickerblogger. Is Danilo Gallinari(notes) inconsistent?
8th: BBR. Get your schedule-adjusted offensive and defensive ratings!
9th: Marc Stein's Twitter account. Portland and Miami have been awarded injury exceptions for Greg Oden(notes) ($3.4 million) and Udonis Haslem(notes) ($1.75 million).
10th: Celtics Hub. Doc Rivers' greatest hits. Also, other Celtic scribes are campaigning for Kevin Garnett(notes) as Most Improved Player, wondering if the C's can survive with Semih Erden(notes), and wondering if a rejuvenated possible-MIP in KG can lead the C's back to the NBA Fs.
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