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: Complex. Because it’s super-pertinent (but also very cool to look at), here’s a slideshow of the various sneakers that Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls wore during their championship runs.
PF: Game Time at the Garden of Good and Evil. A worrying note from the New York Knicks’ Game 1 performance – the shots tended to be taken by the same three dudes.
SF: Valley of the Suns. If you think Lance Blanks had his head on straight as Phoenix Suns general manager, then you should probably give a second look to these hilarious quotes from his tenure.
SG: Denver Post. Kenneth Faried seems like a total “go” for Game 2 of Denver’s second round series against Golden State.
PG: The Painted Area. We’re a little late on this, but here are some smarter takes on the NBA’s end of season awards.
6th: Grizzly Bear Blues. Zach Randolph is on the bench, and Ed Davis is nowhere to be found. Seems like unfortunate business as usual in Memphis.
7th: Forum Blue & Gold. The Lakers are desperate for a rotation that can put two and two together. Darius Soriano delves into the potential pairings.
8th: Cowbell Kingdom. The Maloof Brothers are conniving, duplicitous liars with terrible haircuts and awful shirt selections. Further proof.
9th: SB Nation. Even for all their half-court follies, the Los Angeles Clippers remain a fantastic watch.
10th: SB Nation. A typically-great feature from Paul Flannery on the emergence of J.R. Smith, an award-winning man at this stage in his mercurial career.
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