The 10-man rotation, starring LeBron James' birthday cake

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: Dime Mag. LeBron's birthday cake is typical. Take that however you want.
PF: TMZ. Christian Laettner just paid Shawne Merriman $3.8 million on real estate deal gone wrong.
SF: Orlando Pinstriped Post. Gilbert Arenas(notes) is doing quite well in Orlando, thank you.
SG: HoopData. The new team stat pages are up, and they're fantastic.
PG: Hoops Analyst. Talking San Antonio's hot start and Kevin Love's(notes) sticky fingers.
6th: TBJ. Andray Blatche(notes) calls his Wizards "Wizelback," and the first comment here is priceless.
7th: Stacheketball. Borrowing Carmelo Anthony(notes) for the Mavs.
8th: Get Buckets. Losing Caron Butler(notes), big deal? No deal? Biggest deal?
9th: Celtics Town. Von Wafer(notes) is making waves. The good kind.
10th: NBA.com. Want to be the Phoenix Suns Gorilla's designated banana grabber? Click here to see if you're qualified.

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