A quarter of the 2012-13 NBA campaign has already come and gone, with several teams and players dealing with troubling signs.
There are notable red flags surrounding some of the league's biggest stars. A few of them are experiencing prolonged injury absences, while others are simply underachieving on the court.
Meanwhile, a handful of teams are facing collective problems that may haunt them for the rest of the season and beyond.
The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics have a few warning signs to address, as do the defending champion Miami Heat.
What are the biggest red flags in the league at the season's quarter mark?
*All statistics accurate as of December 12, 2012.