Another chapter of storylines unfolds when the Los Angeles Lakers tip off their 2016-17 campaign Wednesday night. Last season, it was Kobe Bryant's final year that grabbed the headlines, punctuated by a 60-point performance in his last game and a rare Lakers win. This time it's Luke Walton
Caption Close Rockets guard Eric Gordon finished the preseason as the top-rated offensive player in the NBA. The Rockets scored 123.3 points per 100 possessions with Gordon on the floor. That led any player averaging at least 10 minutes and playing in half his team's games. The Rockets believe it
Clint Capela - Capela's going to obviously get more minutes with Dwight leaving, so I think he has a chance to really progress. There signing of Nene is a pretty good veteran move. So those are two guys I'll look out for.