Carmelo Anthony is still a Nugget and trade talks appear to have died down a bit, at least for the moment. His future in Denver remains by far the biggest topic early in training camp.
LeBron James again finds himself under the microscope for comments he made on national television.
James' remarks regarding race playing a factor in the fallout from "The Decision" generated even more buzz around the Heat's training camp Thursday.
NBA owners are also in the spotlight this week.
There is a growing belief that the Maloof brothers will explore the possibility of moving the Kings out of Sacramento, while Wizards owner Ted Leonsis was fined $100,000 by the NBA for spouting off about the future of the salary cap.
Here's a closer look at those stories and what else is happening around the NBA.