Paul Pierce took the big game shots for the Wizards in the playoffs last season. Now that the Truth is with the Clippers, can John Wall and Bradley Beal answer the call as clutch shooters?
Is Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel enough to get the Sixers, who don't have much in terms of perimeter options, out of the cellar?
Marcin Gortat's agent and the Wizards hammered out a five-year contract last year. J. Michael and Ben Standig ponder how things look with the big man's big contract one year later.