August 09, 2010
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: SLAM. Kevin Durant(notes) is way too good to be playing with these chumps.
PF: Facts and Rumors. LeBron James'(notes) first date with his lady was at an Outback Steakhouse.
SF: Pick and Roll. Good trade, Chicago Bulls.
SG: PBT. Want to play in the NBA? Video tryouts are super effective.
PG: SBN. Shaquille O'Neal(notes) still wants to fight Jim Rome, despite being a grown-up.
6th: Brain on Funk. Speaking of, here's how Shaq ended up on the Celtics.
7th: NBA Playbook. Finding similarities in strange shooting styles.
8th: FanHouse. An interview with Dave Zirin on the culture of ownership in the NBA.
9th: The Phlog. Five non-basketball things Shaq brings to the Celtics.
10th: Dime Mag. Is this guy the best dunker in the world?
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