The debut of Hollinger's Harbingers

On Fridays, we'll explore five topics from around the NBA (PER Diem: Jan. 28, 2011)

Updated: January 28, 2011, 1:49 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

It's Friday, and that means it's time for Hollinger's Harbingers -- a new thing we're doing each week that lets me focus on a few short-attention-span notes that have got my attention but aren't necessarily worth expounding on for a full column.