Wednesday night's Houston Rockets-Golden State Warriors game (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) is a reminder of all the interesting storylines the NBA lost when Aron Baynes fell on Stephen Curry's left hand -- including what promised to be a season-long question of whether Curry could or would play more like Houston's supernova James Harden.
That storyline had layers. It would factor into Golden State's ability to hang in the playoff race until a potential Klay Thompson return. It would tell us something about Steve Kerr as a coach.