July 12, 2011
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: NBA.com. NBA brass taking player names and profiles off of the league's official website was an unnecessary, petty move that affects or merely inconveniences millions of people that have absolutely nothing to do with this lockout, but this Buffalo Braves home page is pretty cool.
PF: Sports Radio Interviews. Jim Gray doesn't get why people still speak of The Decision. OK, buddy.
SF: Wall Street Journal. NBA.com nearly doubled its ad revenue from the year before in 2010.
SG: Red 94. A very nice and poignant look at the retiring Yao Ming(notes).
PG: Pioneer Press. Make no mistake (I don't) -- Kurt Rambis got himself fired.
6th: Nepean Funk. Another very cool look at Yao Ming.
7th: Negative Dunkalectics. What LeBron James(notes) can learn from Muhammad Ali.
8th: RaptorBlog. A nice clip of Lithuanian basketball fans enjoying their young team.
9th: Off the Dribble. Why Raymond Felton(notes) will eventually work in Portland.
10th: Crossover Chronicles. The estimable CSKA Moscow will not be hiring any NBA players during the lockout, and for good reason. They don't want the potential of their new players leaving their team mid-season, and that's something I can get behind.
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