As the season enters its second full month, it is strange that the biggest story for League Pass is players returning from injuries.
Destroying the rest of the league with speed and finesse has an enduring appeal. But despite the success of the Warriors and Raptors, it remains exceedingly difficult to build a winner through the backcourt as the Blazers and Wizards are finding this season.
Orlando's defense has been every bit as good as expected this season, but their offense has been dreadful. Here are several proposed fixes for the Magic to improve offensively in the short-term.
If the Warriors, Cavaliers or Clippers begin to worry that their level of talent won't be enough to defeat their fellow contenders and are ready for something drastic, they are each uniquely in a position to trade for DeMarcus Cousins.
Talent usually overcomes all else in the NBA, but not at first and not all at once. Kevin Durant with the Warriors has been different as we're watching a transcendent talent quickly self-actualize.