It started in 2010. That summer the NBA changed drastically and still has not been the same since. It was the summer where players began to take power into their own hands, abandoning the teams that drafted them and teaming up with other stars to win championships.
If you haven't heard yet, Jason Kidd has created the biggest story of the NBA off-season so far. In an effort to gain some type of Phil Jackson, personnel role within the Nets organization, while maintaining his role as head coach, Kidd has asked Nets ownership for a promotion.
It’s been over four months since the Miami Heat played a meaningful game. That all changes next week when the Heat open up the 2013 regular season on the road in the Windy City against the Chicago Bulls. The return of former MVP Derrick Rose is one of the many things we discussed with ESPN.com NBA writer Tom Haberstroh on One on One.