The San Antonio Spurs have been the model franchise for two decades, but the world was different the last time they weren't in the playoffs.
Houston savored last year’s 1-seed and it's invaluable amenities, but could lose grip on it this season if the disappointments continue.
Anthony Davis and the Pelicans thrashed the Rockets to open the NBA season, but many of the primary factors are very correctable.
The best "Big Three" honor belongs to James Harden, Chris Paul and Clint Capela of the Houston Rockets. Yes, Carmelo is not part of that.