The 10-man rotation, starring the too-soon future of the Indiana Pacers

Lance Stephenson could play his final game as a Pacer on Thursday. (Getty Images)


Lance Stephenson could play his final game as a Pacer on Thursday. (Getty Images)

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: Eight Points, Nine Seconds. William Rettig takes a solemn look at the future of several Indiana Pacers, should their season end on Thursday night.
PF: Five Thirty-Eight. Dean Oliver on why NBA teams are never, ever out of it. Even when you’re up 25 points. Lookin’ at you, Toronto.
SF: Baller Mind Frame. Drew Creasman takes a look at ten different types of killer referee calls. This is entertaining, well-written, and well-researched, but it’ll also make you a little queasy.
SG: Clips Nation. Steve Perrin takes a look ahead at what could be a close-out Game 6 for the Los Angeles Clippers. Has the Sterling-inspired burden been lifted?
PG: SB Nation. Doug Eberhardt on what it takes to be a great assistant coach, or, “Professional Suggester.”
6th: SB Nation. Jon Bois’ continues his inspiring NBA Y2K series and … just click.
7th: Pro Basketball Talk. Kurt Helin intelligently points out that you can succeed with Mike D’Antoni as your coach, you just have to supply him with his type of roster.
8th: ESPN Chicago. Nick Friedell goes into the pressing questions surrounding the Chicago Bulls, upon news that the Los Angeles Lakers would be perusing Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, even though he is currently under contract in Chicago.
9th: Sports Illustrated. Ben Golliver details the Houston Rockets’ continued silencing of LaMarcus Aldridge, as they fight for their playoff lives.
10th: SB Nation. Paul Flannery wants to remind you that, in spite of his shooting woes, it’s not always about Kevin Durant when it comes to Oklahoma City’s struggles.

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Kelly Dwyer is an editor for Ball Don't Lie on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at or follow him on Twitter!

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