The Los Angeles Lakers aren't the only NBA team that's been busy.
If the basketball sphere isn't busy watching Tinseltown dismiss its coach in favor of a new one that insults its old one, then we're bearing witness to the New York Knicks playing efficient defense.
If we're not watching the Miami Heat exuding mortality, then we're seeing the Houston Rockets embrace perpetual inconsistency.
Most notably, though, if we're not getting a bird's eye view of the Minnesota Timberwolves and all the surprises they hold, we're experiencing life without the Charlotte Bobcats in last place.
Almost needless to say, it's been an overwhelmingly chaotic start to the regular season. Amidst the continuous bedlam, though, there is clarity to be shed and conclusions to be deduced.
And, with that in mind, let's head back to the drawing board.