I have never fully understood the term "dog days of summer" until this year. No summer has ever felt as dreary and brutal as one with a scarce supply of NBA news like this. The stories of players lighting up amateurs and Michael Beasley mashing a spectator's face just aren't satisfying my hunger for grade-A Association headlines.
Players considering and going through with overseas options are the most important updates that are surfacing these days, and I'll have to settle with that as my NBA fix for now. Deron Williams has already signed on to play in Turkey. Several other smaller-name players have inked their deals to play in other countries this fall as well.
We're all waiting to see if other stars like Williams will decide to flee the U.S. to play. Here are the most likely candidates.