What to watch for in 2014

Big questions loom for playoff contenders and tanking teams

Originally Published: January 1, 2014
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider

Lebron/DurantRon Elkman/Getty ImagesWill LeBron James fend off usual runner-up Kevin Durant for top individual honors in 2014?

As we turn the calendar, the NBA is moving toward the midpoint of the 2013-14 season. Let's take a look at the biggest storylines to watch during the remainder of the regular season, the playoffs and beyond.