Are the Thunder doomed, losing both Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook for such a long stretch? Kevin Pelton take a historical look at NBA teams that have lost two stars to injury at the same time. Plus, news and notes from around the league.
Tom Haberstroh outlines five burning questions as the 2014-15 NBA season tips off. Among them: Will Kobe Bryant or Russell Westbrook put up more shots this season? And will the Cleveland Cavaliers play decent defense?
Kevin Pelton makes five bold predictions using his SCHOENE projection system, including the Cleveland Cavaliers setting a new record for team offense and Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson sinking more 3s than the entire Lakers team combined.
Amin Elhassan breaks down the improvements five Summer League standouts should focus on ahead of the upcoming season. Is Andrew Wiggins adjusting to the pro game? How can Trey Burke hold on to a starting spot alongside Dante Exum?