Before the 2013-14 NBA title contenders get ahead of themselves, there are some critical adjustments and necessary improvements each of them has to make.
Even the best teams in the league have weaknesses that need addressing, and the upcoming training camps are an opportunity to establish a better game plan.
One Western Conference club must fix its defense, even though it allowed just 94.6 points per game last year. In the East, one team looks to upgrade its inside game while another should fire away from beyond the arc.
If these squads want better odds of hoisting the Larry O'Brien trophy, they should tackle these issues as soon as possible.