Halloween is nearing and that means the NBA, or “ The Association” as I like to call it is back! The Miami Heat won last year’s title defeating the San Antonio Spurs in what was an epic 7 game clash. LeBron James went on to win his 4th league MVP in 5 years, and second consecutive Finals MVP. Will the crew from South Beach keep this dynasty going? Will new challengers arise to try to take heir to “King James’” throne? Here are 10 story lines to look for in the upcoming season before the association tips off on 10/29. This week I will be releasing five of the story-lines, followed by the final edition next week. Then I will be following this up with a team-by-team analysis. Enjoy!