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: Grantland. Zach Lowe talks with new Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek. Who, heads-up, is kind of on point when it comes to advanced statistics.
PF: Don’t Be Redickulous. Nearly a year later, Orlando general manager Rob Hennigan won the Dwight Howard trade. He so, so won it.
SF: Inside the Lakers. Dwight Howard’s saddest moment as a Laker was when a fair weather Lakers fan threw a jersey at him, which is hilarious on many levels.
SG: Sports Illustrated. Ben Golliver breaks down the twenty-freakin’-two teams that will take part in the 2013 Las Vegas Summer League.
PG: Pro Hoops History. Taking a look at Connie Hawkins, who was borderline criminally kept out of the NBA for years, and held the basketball like it was a tiny plum.
6th: Daily Herald. Your go-to take for any questions you have about the Chicago Bulls’ ability to lure in free agents this year and next.
7th: HoopsAnalyst. Harlan Schreiber’s take on recent transactions, always one of my favorite reads.
8th: SB Nation. James Herbert talks up the growth of second-year Raptors big man Jonas Valunciunas.
9th: Raptors HQ. Is the Tyler Hansbrough signing the first whiff of the Masai Ujiri era?
10th: The Basketball Jones. Andrew Unterberger with his top 10 moments of the 2012-13 NBA season. Shed a tear, and nap until October.
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