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.