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: SB Nation. The Chicago Bulls have reportedly upped their offer for Kevin Love, as relayed by Kevin Zimmerman, though the initial source in the report has proven to be dubious in the past. Chicago cannot include rookie Doug McDermott in any deal for another 29 days.
PF: SB Nation. Tom Ziller explains why the Cleveland Cavaliers need to pounce now in its attempts to lure Love from Minnesota.
SF: Sports Illustrated. Rob Mahoney with an excellent and nuanced breakdown of the two different sides to Klay Thompson’s game.
SG: ESPN Insider. Behind the pay wall, but a sound breakdown of the three options Minnesota is staring down as it attempts to deal Kevin Love.
PG: Charlotte Observer. Kemba Walker talks about welcoming the similarly-minded Lance Stephenson to Charlotte.
6th: Pro Basketball Talk. The NBA just wrapped up its most-watched Summer League in history.
7th: Grantland. Zach Lowe details the plight of Eric Bledsoe, as his Phoenix Suns sit in the catbird seat, with restricted free agent leverage in hand.
8th: Arizona Republic. Even with Bledsoe’s future uncertain, it’s still just fine to get giddy over these Phoenix Suns.
9th: For the Win. Nate Scott with a look at why Kevin Durant should leave Oklahoma City for his hometown-ish Washington Wizards. In 2016. This will never end.
10th. SB Nation. Shockingly, Oklahoma City Thunder owners Clay Bennett and Aubrey McClendon might be doing some rather duplicitous, money-saving stuff.
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