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. Taking a wonderful look at the famed Mecca floor that “made Milwaukee famous,” second to a beer of course, and where it stands today.
PF: Hardwood Paroxysm. Why is nearly half of the NBA lazily discounting the D-League?
SF: Boston Globe. Brad Stevens reflects back on the frustrations of Rajon Rondo’s rough, abbreviated 2013-14 run with the Boston Celtics.
SG: Washington Post. Brandon Parker’s very solid look at various Washington Wizards, in the wake of a relatively successful season, continues with Bradley Beal.
PG: SB Nation. Tom Ziller’s fantastic look at Kawhi Leonard’s ascension, and the credit he should earn from it.
6th: Sports Illustrated. Rob Mahoney (and Grantland’s Zach Lowe) breaks down the brilliant Game 3 turn for the San Antonio Spurs.
7th: Wall St. Journal. Chris Herring on the nascent Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson partnership.
8th: Nets Daily. Shaun Livingston wouldn’t mind being back in Brooklyn, but this summer will include uneasy negotiations.
9th: ESPN Los Angeles. Dave McMenamin with a typically plugged-in take on the Los Angeles Lakers’ ongoing coaching search.
10th: SB Nation. Paul Flannery on these Finals. These fantastic Finals.
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