This NBA season has an assumed destination, and it ends in California.
But even with a Golden State Warriors dynasty in the making, the NBA still offers more twists than Kawhi Leonard’s hair. All paths might well wind up in Oakland but each offers unique scenery to make the ride enjoyable.
Super teams are being formed to challenge the defending champion Warriors, although they will have to climb several rungs to reach Golden State status.
The title favorite may fit the status quo but little else did with stars switching squads like a deck of 2017 All-Star cards getting shuffled.
Seven of February’s All-Stars changed NBA teams this summer with five jumping...