There is no shortage of compelling storylines in the NBA as the 2013-14 season approaches.
A blockbuster trade in the Eastern Conference and a Texas-sized free-agent pickup in the Western Conference have reshaped the race for the league crown. How will the relocated stars adjust to their new clubs?
Speaking of stars, several big names are set to return from injuries at various times throughout the year. None are more important than Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, who is all set to come back on opening night, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who will join the fray later on.
What other can't-miss narratives are dominating the Association as training camp nears?
Find out as we break down the biggest storylines in the NBA.