Kevin Garnett cooling off?

Has age finally begun to rob Kevin Garnett of his range and trademark silky smooth jumper? AP Photo/Elise Amendola

Editor's Note: This is Insider's weekly series that identifies and analyzes tendencies or trends exhibited by five players.

Thanksgiving week is here and already we're seeing some interesting developments around the league, from hot starts for the Memphis Grizzlies and New York Knicks to an emerging big man in Los Angeles to the continual struggles in Detroit, Washington and Sacramento.

Even though we're not yet 15 percent of the way through the regular season, teams are continuing to carve out their identities and players are settling into roles -- some familiar and some entirely new.

Here's a look at some of the more intriguing player trends we picked up on over the past week, three of which center around high-profile players from the 2011 NBA draft: