Here's some general news and notes from around the league.
- Despite switching to an agent who holds an office in Cleveland, LeBron James recently told the media that the move does not mean anything significant regarding his opt-out clause after the 2014 season, writes the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman.
- IndyStar.com's Bob Kravitz writes that Pacers head coach Frank Vogel has already established himself as one of the most respected coaches in the league.
- The Kings are now saying they never placed Tyreke Evans on the trading block, writes the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones.
- Hoopsworld.com's Alex Kennedy wonders if Lamar Odom can revitalize his career now that he's with the Clippers.
- SherdianHoops.com's Tommy Dee takes a look at some training camp invites who could realistically make their respective teams.
- Gordon Monson of the Salt Lake Tribune believes that young players on the Jazz have taken care of their respective weaknesses in the offseason, and that the team's core should be greatly improved heading into the months ahead.
- Blake Griffin is using last season's playoff loss as extra motivation, writes Hoopsworld.com's Lang Greene.
- David Mayo of MLive.com writes that the Pistons are hoping their young pieces can soon grow together into a special unit.