We know why Mike D'Antoni is important. We know- in the broad sense- what he's good at. And we know, even if we've taken it for granted, that he's been trying to save us from predictability for over a decade.
Clint Capela's problem, obviously, is that he's a free agent at this very moment. It's lousy luck, because he's a very good player who's had a remarkable rise.
No LeBron-led superteam has (yet) been built to stop them. Paul George has committed to a franchise that can't touch them. They eve have Boogie now, in top form or otherwise.
Free agency has moved beyond money, on-court fit and location to mirror the personality-driven direction the NBA is moving in.
Every year, we draw a shiny red circle around a handful of lottery selections, anointing them as harbingers of the future even though we know better.