Potential can bloom slowly, burst suddenly, emerge unexpectedly.
Isn't that what lies at the heart of intrigue; isn't that the essence of the intriguing: the mysterious and fascinating possibility?
It might take miracles of biblical proportions for Charles Rogers to pay back the Lions and Rich Rodriguez to pay off his debts. That's the view from the Courtside Seat, anyway.
Danny Ainge blew up the team once, and he'll keep trading and tinkering until he's made to stop.
For a glimpse of what's next with the Lakers, Marc Stein has put together a Q & A that looks into what may happen after July 1 in the NBA's off-season madness.
Rutgers landed a pair of big forwards while Washington added another post player as well.
Mark your calendars for the following matchups on the NBA's 2003-04 regular-season schedule.
Gary Payton's earthshaking decision to sign with the Lakers sent tremors throughout the West.