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: New York Post. Peter Vecsey discusses the life of the late Walt Hazzard.
PF: GQ. Gentleman's Quarterly and Will Leitch talk up Derrick Rose.
SF: LA Times. The Lakers get the first back-to-back-to-back set because THE NBA HATES THE LAKERS.
SG: Pro Basketball Talk. Rob Mahoney takes on the Indiana Pacers, and their hopeful "next step."
PG: Washington Post. A must-read look back on the lockout-era Washington Wizards from Michael Lee.
6th: B-R.com. Via J. Doug Hastings, a night that Kobe really had to (look at his teammates) shoot 47 times.
7th: Hoopspeak. Do the Bulls really need a boffo shooting guard?
8th: Piston Powered. A great breakdown of how angry Lawrence Frank is going to be this year.
9th: Forum Blue and Gold. Sound analysis of what the Laker offense could look like in 2011-12.
10th: The Point Forward. I don't know if an angry Vince Carter can help a veteran team this year, but I do believe a normal Vince Carter can help a veteran team this year. Either way, read Zach Lowe every day. Twice.
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