Randy Foye and Ty Lawson are starting to find a rhythm together. (Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)
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: Roundball Mining Company. Joel Rush looks at the developing chemistry between second-tier-MVP-candidate Ty Lawson and offseason addition Randy Foye, which has given the Denver Nuggets a spark of long-range shooting that many figured would be sorely lacking with Danilo Gallinari sidelined due to injury.
PF: 48 Minutes of Hell. Trevor Zickgraf makes the argument that latter-day Manu Ginobili has become something like latter-day Jason Kidd. Cue San Antonio Spurs fans praying Manu doesn't miss the final 18 shots of his career.
SF: Sports-Reference and Box Score Geeks. Neil Paine delves into the past to contextualize the much-ballyhooed early-season separation between the Eastern and Western Conferences: "In the early stages of 2013-14, we are indeed seeing an historic level of inter-conference imbalance." Devin Dignam visualizes Paine's research so that you can see the inter-conference trends in handy charts.Read More »from The 10-man rotation, starring how the Denver Nuggets’ backcourt beats opponents from long distance