With Klay Thompson comparing favorably with two Hall of Fame shooting guards on the offensive end and far surpassing both on defense, there should be no doubt he has achieved star-level results over his first five seasons.
Myles Turner has the skill-set to evolve into either a stretch four or five, and it's far from hyperbolic to envision him making half a dozen All-Defensive teams over the next 10 years.
Miami has a great collection of individual talent - they just need to figure out how to make them better than the sum of their parts and they are running out of time to do it.
The Clippers are stuck under a glass ceiling while the Hornets are on the mediocrity treadmill. Here's a fake Blake Griffin trade that could help both teams improve.
When you look at the Big 12 as a whole, you see guard-heavy teams without great big men and teams with great big men whose style of play can be exploited by well-coached teams.