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Under-the-Radar NBA Storylines That Deserve More Hype
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At this point in the NBA offseason, my grandmother knows Dwight Howard is on the Houston Rockets and Paul Pierce is no longer the Boston Celtics' small forward.

The bigger storylines in basketball have been covered ad nauseam by a stream of bloggers, analysts and journalists. The Brooklyn Nets are spending a fortune on players next year to be contenders. It may be the final year of the Miami Heat's Big Three, and it's an opportunity for a championship three-peat. 

However, as there are every season, there will be smaller storylines surrounding minor tweaks and low-risk signings in 2013-14 that wind up paying dividends in the long haul.

Those items deserve a bit more press than they are currently getting. Given the mammoth amount of roster turnover that just happened, it would make sense that some items get overlooked.

Players like Andre Iguodala, Josh Smith and Kevin Garnett are all on new teams, which can distract from some other fun storylines.

 

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