By the numbers: 27
27 days until the regular season begins.
27(.3) as in Kevin Durant’s efficiency in 2011-2012.
27(.1) as in the number of points scored per game by LeBron James last season.
27 as in the number of total offensive rebounds Raymond Felton tabulated in 2011-2012.
27 as in the number of double-doubles tabulated in 2011-2012 by David Lee.
27 as in the number of total number of assists dished by Rashard Lewis in 2011-2012.
27 more days until the 2012-2013 season begins and will separate the mediocre from the majestically great.