The 10-man rotation, starring Jimmy Butler’s new pet

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: Jimmy Butler's Twitter. Come join Bulls rookie Jimmy Butler as he takes you on a weird tour of his apartment, with his new pet "Royce."
PF: The 700 Level. The 76ers are going all Jim Buss with their new scouting department.
SF: New York Times. The Nets are preparing to say "goodbye" to New Jersey.
SG: SB Nation. "Steve Nash, Stepping Back and the Brilliance That's Hard to Understand"
PG: Bleacher Report. LeBron James, and bad shot selection.
6th: NBC Miami. Creepy Weird foam structures of your most popular stars, Miami Heat.
7th: The Basketball Jones. Want to make a Mike Woodson doll out of a potato?
8th: Truth About It. "Biggest Height Difference Amongst Intra-NBA Player Airplane Card Game Loans."
9th: The Two Man Game. On the Dallas Mavericks offense, which is in "shambles."
10th: GQ. Derrick Rose, in his new condominium in downtown Chicago: "I like living here," he says. "They just try to make you comfortable. The people here, they are mostly from out of town; they don't know who I am. That's why I picked this place." (It's easy to understand why one would enjoy working in this building, too. When Rose orders two bottled waters for us during our chat, he hands the bellhop two $50 bills.) Presidents talk about how the White House begins to feel like a prison. Rose speaks the same way about the town that adores him. "It gets on my nerves that I just can't go out," he says. "It's just boundaries now. People are like, 'You can't go here, you can't go there, you got to let that person know where you're going.' It's just weird. I'm never alone. Ever."

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