The Golden State Warriors depth is taking a hit, after Toney Douglas' (Florida State) stress fracture and a more recent injury to Jermaine O'Neal.
First-round selection Alex Len (Maryland) has only found the court twice during the first five games of the season for the Phoenix Suns.
After undergoing ankle surgery in July, Shane Larkin (Miami) is eagerly waiting for clearance to play for the Mavericks. Larkin isn't sure when that's going to be, but he's putting in the work during practice to make sure he's ready when the time comes.
Some people think that Ty Lawson (North Carolina), Nate Robinson and Randy Foye need to hit more threes for the Denver Nuggets. The team is currently the 11th-best team in the league in three-point percentage.
Because of injuries to JaVale McGee, J.J. Hickson (N.C. State) has been consistently starting games for the Nuggets.
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Frank Isola writes that the New York Knicks aren't giving Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse) a reason to want to stay in New York next year - well, except for $30 million more dollars than any other team can offer him.
Roger Mason Jr. (Virginia) recently played a large role in the Heat topping Charlotte. He finished with nine points and four rebounds.
Jeff Teague's (Wake Forest) career-best start to the season has to do with his excellent pick-and-roll play. In his last game against the New York Knicks, he scored 16 points and managed three steals.