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: Bleacher Report. A typically-fascinating look at the work of Tim Grover, who has been instrumental in helping steel Dwyane Wade’s legs in the months prior to D-Wade’s 2013-14 renaissance.
PF: Sports Illustrated. DeAndre Jordan’s turnaround year coincides with the presence of new Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who swore to his center that he wouldn’t run a single play for his big man for the entirety of 2013-14.
SF: Sports Illustrated. Lee Jenkins with a great feature on Al Jefferson, working in a career year, eating all the chicken parm.
SG: CBS Sports. Ken Berger speaks with Tex Winter’s son Chris, who correctly pegs that Carmelo Anthony could flourish in the triangle offense’s pinch post.
PG: The Point Forward. Rob Mahoney breaks down the stylings of five of the best post up players in the NBA. This is basketball porn, so click accordingly you sicko.
6th: Deadspin. Drew Magery took over the Atlanta Hawks’ Twitter account on Tuesday and did a bunch of silly stuff.
7th: Grantland. Zach Lowe talks with Goran Dragic about his early-career struggles, and how the threat of Channing Frye helps his game so, so much.
8th: Golden State of Mind. Andy Liu breaks down the myriad ways Steve Blake contributes to his new Golden State Warriors team that aren’t picked up by his hometown paper’s box score.
9th: Bleacher Report. If Phil Jackson has truly moved James Dolan to the side, then he’s already a step up on his Knick predecessors, according to Howard Beck.
10th: National Post. Bruce Arthur talks up Phil Jackson, New York’s new Saviour Machine.
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