At this time last year, Paul George was determined to return home when he hit free agency. But after a season with Russell Westbrook and the Thunder he realized that, while L.A. is where he is from, Oklahoma City is where he belongs.
With LeBron James on the roster, the Lakers can take several approaches to this upcoming season. That said, the NBA is trending small and now is the time for Los Angeles to try its hand at a "Death Lineup".
San Antonio clearly thinks the game differently than the rest of the league. The Spurs' decision to double down on midrange, however, could prove to be the genesis of a traffic jam rather than a revolutionary tactic.