With NBA teams getting their houses in order, the overwhelming preseason theme has been recovering from injuries—even (if not especially) when that means giving guys some extra rest here and there for good measure.
That's made a story out of anything even remotely resembling a quick return, including Dwyane Wade's participation in preseason games, games no one would have blamed him for skipping.
John Wall and Ronnie Brewer have some updates of their own, even if they're not back in action just yet. Delonte West will be returning too, just not from an injury.
Of course, the biggest return of all may be the 82-game season we all know and love, a marathon-like grind that probably has something to do with all the caution being exercised in the face of bumps and bruises around the league.
We're keeping of track of all the preseason buzz you might have missed. With season openers less than two weeks away, there's plenty to follow.