The Atlanta Hawks are on a winning streak. This sure sounds familiar.
When it comes to MVP talk, it's never too early to speculate. Yes, the list will change a lot throughout the season but it's not just about how your start or how you finish.
Now that the expected has happened -- the Wizards and Bradley Beal did not reach an agreement on an extension to his rookie scale contract -- this is what it all means:
The NBA season tips off tonight, beginning with the Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons at Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Pelicans at the defending champion Golden State Warriors.